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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

Cradock NG Kerk Sale 18 May 2017

There were 962 sheep and 229 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Cradock sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 R 4 416.67 R 17.02 AB GRADE A2+ 1 R 9 000.00 R 21.38 ANGORA KAPATER(S) 27 R 600.00 R 11.45 ANGORA EWE(S)…

Sneeuberg Sale 16 May 2017

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There were 642 cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Sneeuberg sale. Prices were very good with some tollies hitting R32.05 Fat slaughter stock were also in demand due to the massive shortage of fat cattle in the country. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE…

Alexandria Sale 10 May 2017

There were 245 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 11 R 9 054.55 R 22.79 AB GRADE A2+ 8 R 6 700.00 R 18.72 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 R 14 875.00 R 19.97 B GRADE B2+ 1 R 6…

Alphaeton Sale 2013

Alphaeton Bonsmara Sale 11 October 2013

Sale Report: The 8th Alphaeton Bonsmara sale was held on Friday 11 October 2013. 24 Bulls came under the hammer of Auctioneer Brandon Leer. The quality of the bulls this year was once again very good. The top price of R40000 was paid for lot 7 by Pyp Lombard of Adelaide. The bulls averaged R237661.90,…

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Auctioneer Brandon Leer selling the Females

Heritage Nguni Sale 24 September 2013

The 7th Heritage Nguni Auction was held at Kriegerskraal, Graaff Reinet on Heritage day 24 September under very trying climate conditions. The quality of the cattle on offer was excellent and this dedicated group of farmers met the market on the day, which is to be commended. The facilities at the sale venue have been…

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Bedford Sale 09 October 2013

There were 710 sheep and 65 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford sale. The quality of stock on the day was outstanding considering the current drought conditions. Prices were once again exceptional and were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 113 R881.95 R14.22/kg Ewes 251…

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Grahamstown Sale 03 October 2013

There were 530 Sheep & Goats and 343 Cattle that came under the hammer at the monthly Hobson & Co Grahamstown sale. Quality on the day was very poor as a result of the challenging times caused by the drought. Sheep prices were outstanding considering the condition of the stock. Prices were as follows: Type…

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Adelaide Sale 02 October 2013

Hobson & Co held their monthly Adelaide sale on a hot Wednesday 02 October 2013. The quality of the stock on the day was outstanding considering the harsh conditions. Danie van der Vyfer sold oxen fetching R13800 each which weighed 745kg average. 255 Sheep and 130 cattle came under the hammer. Prices were again exceptional…

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Preston Park Sale 01 October 2013

There were 277 cattle sold at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale. The quality of cattle sold on the day was very good considering the current conditions. Prices for quality cattle were good, while poor quality fetched below market prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average…

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Quattro Boergoats

Quattro Sale 19 September 2013

The Quattro sale was a huge success. 57 buyers registered. The top price of R24000 was paid for a boergoat ram, bought by Anton Oelofse of Jansenville. The top priced boergoat ewe was R10000 bought by Gerrie Ferreira of Outshoorn. Prices were as follows: Boergoat Rams Name No Sold Average Price Top Price Doornpoort 15…

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Charlgrove Sale 17 September 2013

397 Cattle were bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co monthly auction. Prices were once again outstanding with the trade heifer price very strong. The sale once again showed again that quality always fetches a good price. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Cows &…

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Bedford Sale 11 September 2013

There were 552 sheep and 112 cattle that came under the hammer on Wednesday 11 September 2013. Prices were very good with Merino sheep selling for up to R18/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 15 R902.67 R13.24/kg Ewes 354 R885.06 R17.81/kg Lambs 183 R937.27 R21.39/kg…

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Classic sale pics 2013

Classic Cattle Sale 10 September 2013

The classic Cattle Auction was held at the Hobson & Co Auction Yard in Grahamstown on Tuesday 10 September under very trying climatic and economic conditions. Fortunately a quality offering of Simbra , Simmentaler and Angus cattle were in demand with good prices being fetched for the bulls and above average prices for the females.…

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