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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:

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

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Bedford Sale 27 September 2017

There were 361 Sheep & Goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were as follows: ITEM QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 8,200.00 R 22.47 A GRADE A2+ 3 9,300.00 R 22.68 AB GRADE (THIN) 1 7,600.00 R 21.71 AB GRADE A2+ 8 9,150.00 R 22.32 BULL…

Alexandria Sale 21 September 2017

There were 231 cattle on offer at the recent Alexandria sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE (THIN) 1 R 8 500.00 R 24.15 A GRADE A2+ 25 R 9 944.00 R 23.90 AB GRADE A2+ 2 R 14 250.00 R 24.19 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 8 R 15…

Charlgrove Sale 19 September 2017

There were 189 cattle on offer at the recent Charlgrove sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock QTY Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 6 5,966.67 R 20.94 AB GRADE A2+ 3 8,000.00 R 22.04 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 4 13,575.00 R 22.77 COW (VERY THIN) 20 6,345.00 R 16.61 STORE COW/C1 13 7,746.15 R…

Steytlerville Sale 05 November 2013

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…

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Paterson NG Kerk Sale Saterday 02 November 2013

Everyone was in good spirits at the Hobson & Co NG Kerk sale held at the Paterson sale pens on Saterday 02 November. 240 Cattle that came under the hammer. The stock on offer was in good condition, considering the rains have only just fallen. Prices showed once again that they were on the rise. Notable…

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Graaff Reinet Buffelshoek Sale 30 October 2013

There were 357 Sheep & Goats and 65 Cattle on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Buffelshoek Sale. Prices showed they were on the increase with both mutton and lamb very expensive on the day. The quality of the stock was very outstanding. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average…

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Umsenge Nguni Sale 24 October 2013

The Umsenge Nguni Auction turned the form book on its head and had an excellent sale on Thursday 24 October. In an upset about as big as the Sharks beating the Stormers, the prices achieved were way above expectation and interest in pregnant heifers was extraordinary. 40 Buyers registered for the auction on a beautiful…

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Charlgrove Sale 22 October 2013

There were 274 Cattle on auction at the recent Hobson & Co Charlgrove sale. Prices showed they were on the up, with C Grade prices fetching as much as R13.94/kg, and a parcel of 6 trade heifers fetching R18.43/kg Prices were as follows: Type of Stock Sold No of Stock Sold Average Price Average Price/kg…

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Bathurst Sale 15 October 2013

There were 174 cattle sold at the recent Bathurst sale held at the showgrounds. Prices for fat cattle were exceptional. MF Legg & Son sold a fat cow fetching R13.94/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 9 R7855.56 R12.44/kg Cows 44 R5626.14 R12.49/kg Calves 110 R2761.36…

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Glenheath Tuli Sale 26 September 2013

The 1st Glenheath Tuli Auction of Gordon Gillfillan and Dave Mullins was held on Thursday 26th September at Glenheath in the Middelburg District. The pair could not have picked a tougher year to start, but fortunately came through the ordeal with flying colours. 42 Buyers registerd, mainly from the Eastern Cape and all 22 bulls…

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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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