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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

Paterson NG Kerk sale 20 April 2017

There were 410 cattle on offer at the recent Paterson NG Kerk sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ 2 R 8 700.00 R 22.89 AB GRADE (THIN) 4 R 6 125.00 R 17.27 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 10 R 9 870.00 R 18.68 COW (VERY THIN) 10…

Charlgrove sale 19 April 2017

There were 487 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove weaner competition. Congratulations to Tubby du Preez for selling 11 magnificent tollies and winning the competition. He sold them for R9900 each fetching R30.94 for his calves weighing 320kg. Runner up was John & Debbie Ford, while Adrian & Elizabeth Ford took 3rd place. Prices…

Steytlerville sale 11 April 2017

There were 562 sheep & goats on offer at the recent Steytlerville sale. Prices were as follows: Type of stock No AVG_KG Average Price Average Price/kg ANGORA KAPATER(S) 17 ,56.00 R 700.00 R 12.50 ANGORA EWE(S) 33 ,35.73 R 495.45 R 13.87 LAMB(S) (THIN) 48 ,35.34 R 889.58 R 25.17 LAMB(S) A2+ 117 ,38.36 R…

Charlgrove Weaner Competition 2013

Congratulations to Andrew Deacon, pictured center, winner of the Charlgrove Weaner Competition for 2013.

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Top Prices at Tuli Sale

This cow & calf achieved the top price of R 56 000 at the Great Karoo Tuli Dispersal Auction on 24 April, 2013.

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Incorrect Branding Rejected

We urge all breeders to adhere to the rules and guidelines surrounding the branding of beasts. Feedlots and auctioneers will reject incorrectly branded animals.

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Steytlerville Sale 16/04/2013

There were 484 Sheep Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Steytlerville sale. The quality of stock on the day was yet again exceptional. Prices were good considering the current market is under pressure. Prices were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock: Average Price: Price / Kg Rams 16 R1024.38 R15.55/kg Eves 163 R865.00 R14.55/kg Lambs 274…

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Adelaide Sale 10/04/2013

There were 268 sheep and 18 cattle that came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide stockfair. Prices were very good and were as follows: Type of stock:  No of stock:        Average Price:      Average Price/kg:      Rams 6 R920.00 R12.27/kg Eves 150 R748.73 R16.27/kg Lambs 112 R831.96 R19.98/kg Calves 1 R1800.00 R10.29/kg Cows 13 R6319.23…

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Bedford Sale 10/04/2013

There were 195 sheep and 99 cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Bedord sale. Prices were good and were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock:  Average Price:     Average Price/Kg:     Rams – – – Eves 150 R818.07 R15.70/kg Lambs 45 R763.56 R19.16/kg Bulls 1 R8100.00 R12.18/kg Cows 50 R7400.00 R12.24/kg…

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Grahamstown 04/04/2013

There were 234 Sheep & Goats and 198 Cattle Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown monthly sale. Prices were market related with the qaulity of stock on the day very mixed. Prices were as follows: Type of stock: No of stock: Average Price: Average Price/Kg Rams 12 R747.50 R12.49/kg Eves 53 R729.43 R13.78/kg…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 19/03/2013

There were 536 Sheep and 57 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet. The quality of stock on the day was good. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock: No. of Stock: Average Price: Price / KG Rams 13 R1015.38 R13.51/kg Ewes 92 R737.61 R13.86/kg Lambs 427 R721.58 R19.17/kg Goats…

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