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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

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…

Kroon Boma Sale 09 May 2017

Kroon Boma sale

Hobson & Co held their first production sale at the magnificent facilities of the Kroon Boma, belonging to Mr Dennis Staal. Prices and sale averages were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Weight (KG) Average Price AB Grades (AB2+) 6 414.00 R 8 500.00 Slaughter Bulls 3 796.67 R 16 000.00 Slaughter C Grades…

Preston Park

Preston Park

The Preston Park sale was yet again a success. Prices were good, with weaners averaging R15.01 with the top price being R15.47 sold by Beilen Trust. Also Daan van Rensburg sold a beautiful group of 16 calves weighing 354kg and selling for R5300 each.

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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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Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 19C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy in the morning followed by partly cloudy skies and gusty winds during the afternoon. High around 35C. NNW winds shifting to SW at 30 to 50 km/h.
Overcast
Wednesday 12/19 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 23C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h.

Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 40%
Thunderstorm
Late night thunderstorms. Low 23C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 40C. Winds WNW at 25 to 40 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 30C. Winds S at 15 to 30 km/h.

Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. Low 21C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
A few clouds from time to time. Gusty winds diminishing in the afternoon. High 37C. Winds NW at 30 to 50 km/h.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 12/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 32C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h.

Thunderstorm
Monday 12/17 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms. Low 21C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 12/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 35C. N winds shifting to SW at 25 to 40 km/h.
Overcast
Wednesday 12/19 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High around 25C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h.

* This forecast was obtained from Yahoo! Weather. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee accuracy.

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