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There was another big sale held in Grahamstown on 3 August. 529 sheep and 568 cattle were on offer. Prices were very good and were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 4 R 10 100.00 R 28.06 AB GRADE (THIN) 37 R 5 540.54 R 20.79 AB GRADE A2+ 4…
There were 145 sheep & 201 cattle on offer at the Adelaide sale. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) ,9.00 R 6 022.22 R 18.86 AB GRADE A2+ ,2.00 R 9 750.00 R 22.54 BULL (SLAUGHTER) ,15.00 R 17 226.67 R 22.91…
There were 879 sheep & 138 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 2 R 8 200.00 R 24.12 A GRADE A2+ 1 R 8 500.00 R 22.97 AB GRADE (THIN) 2 R 6 800.00 R 21.94 AB GRADE…
There were 993 Sheep and Goats and 515 Cattle that came under the hammer at the Grahamstown Christmas stockfair. Prices were as per usual, extremely good with as many as 45 buyers registering. Price on the day were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 35 R905.71 R15.12/kg Ewes…Read More
There were 586 sheep and 120 cattle bought and sold at the Bedford Christmas Stockfair. Well done to the Bedford farmers who entered in the competition. Prices on the day were extremely good especially with mutton once again selling for above market value. More notable prices were C-grade cattle selling for R14.37/kg and oxen averaged…Read More
There were 588 Cattle sold at the recent Charlgrove Fatstock and monthly Auction. Prices were exceptional, with the quality of cattle outstanding.Weaners were selling up to R18.66kg, and fat cows up to 15.26/kg Well done to all those who entered in the competition. Competition results were as follows: Fat Ox: 1st Place: Wallo Currie (Ox…Read More
There were 315 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Manley Flats Auction. Prices showed that the demand was still good for fat, quality cattle. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Bulls 1 R9400.00 R13.62/kg Cows 70 R5742.29 R13.96/kg Calves 201 R3186.64…Read More
776 Sheep & 44 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Monthly Graaff Reinet sale. Prices were once again exceptional. The quality of the stock was once again also exceptional. The Charlie Herold Trophy was awarded to Garth Charles of Kendrew Estates for the best pen of stock on the sale Second &…Read More
515 Sheep & Goats and 67 Cattle were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedford Monthly auction. Prices were once again exceptional,notably C-grade beef averaging R14.65/kg. Price averages were as follows: Type of Stock Sold No of Stock Sold Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 23 R985.65 R13.65/kg Ewes 333 R798.71 R16.84/kg Lambs 119 R801.81…Read More
Congratulations to Mickey Phillips for selling his Dorper Ram “Bolt” for R600 000 at the Upington National Dorper Sale. His next Dorper Production Sale is to be held in Tarkastad on Wednesday 12 February 2014 at 11am. For more info on the sale visit our “stud sales page” or Mickey Phillips website Mickey will be…Read More
There were 858 Sheep & Goats and 625 cattle that came under the hammer on the recent Hobson & Co monthly Grahamstown auction. Incredibly, 46 buyers registered for the auction. Hobson & Co in conjunction with the farmers association held a fat stock competition, with farmers lining up to take the top honours. Prizes were…Read More
The monthly Adelaide sale was held on Wednesday 06 November 2013. 385 sheep and 39 cattle came under the hammer. The Adelaide sale boasted once again the best prices and outstanding quality of stock. Prices for mutton and good quality fat cows were very expensive. Sale prices and averages were as follows: Type of Stock…Read More
466 Sheep were sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville sale held on Wednesday 05 November 2013. The quality of the stock was excellent considering the rains have only just fallen. Prices were once again above market value especially mutton. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg…Read More
Tomorrow 02/21 40%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness. Occasional rain showers in the afternoon. High 26C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday 02/22 40%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 27C. Winds E at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Saturday 02/23 10%
Partly cloudy skies. High around 30C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h.
Tomorrow 02/21 0%
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High 31C. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 km/h.
Friday 02/22 10%
Cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 33C. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 km/h.
Saturday 02/23 0%
Mainly sunny. High near 35C. Winds SSW at 15 to 25 km/h.