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Hobson & Co is a leading provider of agricultural and livestock services in the Eastern Cape. We have bridged the generational gap by combining the latest practices and the best service from the good old days. We form lasting relationships with our partners that are built on trust and pride. We understand that by ensuring the success of our clients we also ensure our own success. We are committed to the support of farmers and transforming & building the agricultural industry in the difficult South African economic climate. Our range of services include:

Stud Auctions • Monthly Auctions • Game  Dispersal Sales  Out-of-Hand Sales  Abattoir Marketing  Livestock Transport  Veterinary Agency  Consulting and Financial Services

Hobson & Co is your premier livestock partner. Contact us today to arrange a consultation.

Latest News

Charlgrove Sale 22 August 2017

There were 334 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 3 R 6 266.67 R 20.32 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 13 750.00 R 21.11 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 9 300.00 R 20.00 COW (VERY THIN) 35 R 7…

Frontier Bonsmara Sale 16 August 2017

Frontier Bonsmara sale 2017

The 12th Annual Frontier Bonsmara Auction was held at the recently revamped Hobson&Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on 16th August. The long awaited rain which started early on Wednesday morning added to the excitement of the occasion where over 100 buyers registered from throughout the country. Bidding was brisk on all lots where the discerning…

Preston Park 10 August 2017

There were 224 cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/Kg AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 912.50 R 18.71 COW (VERY THIN) 34 R 6 501.47 R 16.93 STORE COW/C1 24 R 6 943.75 R 18.24 FAT COW C2+ 19 R…

Charlgrove Sale 28 January 2014

419 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove sale. The stock on sale was in outstanding, with prices satisfying both buyer and seller. Notable prices were for calves sold by John Ford for R18.86/kg for a parcel of 24 weaners. Barville park achieved the top price of R13.68/kg for a fat…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 23 January 2014

There were 861 sheep and goats that sold at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Graaff Reinet sale. The market showed a downward trend from the end of last year, but was still very competitive. The quality of stock on offer was of the highest quality, with ewes currently still in demand. Prices were as…

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EP Dorper & Boergoat Club Sale 22 January 2014

Hobson & Co held the annual EP Dorper Club Ram and Ewe Sale in conjunction with the EP Boergoat Veld ram Sale in Graaff Reinet on Wednesday 22nd January. 103 buyers registered for the sale held in sweltering hot conditions and competition was good for all lots, except white Dorper ewes where there was no…

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Grahamstown Sale 16 January 2014

There were 399 sheep and 403 cattle on sale at the recent Hobson & Co monthly Grahamstown Sale. Prices proved that the market was still firm, with quality once again achieving good prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 26 R803.46 R19.91/kg Ewes 116 R865.82 R15.69/kg…

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Adelaide Sale 08 January 2014

There were 97 Sheep and 103 cattle on offer at the first Hobson & Co Monthly Adelaide sale of the year. Prices showed the market was still strong. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 3 R850.00 R12.50/kg Ewes 88 R765.00 R18.03/kg Lambs 6 R820.00 R20.50/kg Bulls…

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Bedford Sale 08 January 2014

There were 339 sheep and 62 cattle which were sold at the Hobson & Co Bedford monthly Stockfair. Prices showed that the market is still strong even at the beginning of the new year. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 4 R882.50 R16.81/kg Ewes 225 R898.27…

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Bathurst Sale 12 December 2013

The year ended off with a bang at the last Hobson & Co  sale of 2013. 344 Cattle were auctioned off. The quality of cattle on offer was very mixed. Milo Mills of Salem sold some outstanding feedlot A Grades, as well as NH Elliott & Son selling magnificent C Grades. Prices were as follows:…

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Adelaide Sale 11 December 2013

There were 616 sheep and 207 cattle at the Hobson & Co Adelaide Christmas sale. Prices were phenomenal, with buyers filling the quotas before the festive season. The quality of the cattle in particular was of the highest standard. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No of Stock Avarage Price Average Price/kg Rams 76 R855.00…

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Preston Park 10 December 2013

There were 266 cattle which came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale. The sale ran smoothly even with the torrential downpour which halted proceedings for a short while. Prices were exceptional with fat cows achieving outstanding prices. Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 7…

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Adelaide Goat Sale 28 November 2013

There were 2301 Sheep & Goats sold at the recent Adelaide Goat Sale. 53 Buyers registered, with bidding fast and furious. Prices on the day were astronomical, especially the trade sheep and boergoats. The quality of the stock was exceptional. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Sheep…

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