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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.

Latest News

Adelaide Sale 06 September 2017

There were 78 Sheep & goats and 119 cattle on offer at the recent Adelaide sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 7 R 6 114.29 R 21.09 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 5 R 16 520.00 R 23.96 BOERGOAT KAPATER(S) <35KG 1 R 900.00 R 25.71 BOERGOAT MAIDEN…

Heritage Beefmasters Sale 05 September 2017

A very successful Beefmaster Bull sale was held on Tuesday 05 September. 27 Top quality bulls were on offer. The Bulls average R43703.70 with the top price being R62000.00 which was sold to Mr William Davis of Alexandria. Remarkably only 8 of the 27 bulls sold for less than 40k. Andries van Niekerk sold the…

Bedford Sale 30 September 2017

There were 330 Sheep and 156 cattle on offer at the recent Bedford sale. Prices were outstanding with trade sheep and C Grade sheep hitting as much as R32.29/kg. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg A GRADE A2+ ,3.00 11,400.00 R 25.33 AB GRADE (THIN) ,1.00 4,400.00 R 15.71…

Preston Park Sale 30 August 2013

There were 212 Cattle bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park Sale held on Thursday 30 August. Prices were market related, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Cows & Calves 5 R5540.00 R5540.00 Weaners 112 R2984.60 R14.25/kg…

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Charlgrove Sale 27 August 2013

There was a good turnout of cattle at the Hobson & Co Monthly Charlgrove auction. 648 Cattle came under the hammer, with quality cattle fetching good prices. Notable prices were: A fat cow sold for R8250 by Darian Keeton of Hope Farm realizing R13.64/kg John Ford sold 15 Weaners for R4400 achieving R15.77/kg Prices were…

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Lot 15 Sold for R130 000

Frontier Bonsmara Sale Success 21 August 2013

Frontier Sale Report 2013 The Frontier BONSMARA group consisting of members JJ Park, Justin Stirk, Mark Lake, Brett Knott and Craig Handley held a very successful 8th annual sale at the Hobson & Co auction yard in Grahamstown on Wednesday 21 August. 87 buyers, mainly from the local areas registered in blustery windy weather. With…

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Bedford Sale 14 August 2013

The Bedford monthly auction was held on Wednesday 14 August 2013. Both prices and quality of stock on the day were very mixed. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Rams 37 R977.30 R12.73/kg Ewes 571 R784.71 R16.41/kg Lambs 24 R946.67 R19.09/kg Bulls 3 R8800.00 R11.92/kg Cows 58…

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Adelaide Sale 07 August 2013

356 Sheep & 148 Cattle came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Adelaide sale. Good quality stock were on offer, with prices being above market value, with mutton once again selling extremely well. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/KG Rams 9 R960.00 R12.93/kg Ewes…

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Camdeboo Production Sale 06 August 2013

There were 973 Sheep & Goats and 410 Cattle which came under the hammer at the first camdeboo sale held on the farm of Mr Trenly Spence. The sale was well attended with sponsors setting up stalls and showcasing their products making the day an interesting event. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No…

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Bull Buying 2013

It is that time of the year again . It’s BULL SALE time ! Do I need a bull ? Can I afford one ? These questions go through our minds as we contemplate farming conditions , financial situations and the present state of the livestock markets . We are in a very competitive industry…

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Grahamstown Sale 01 August 2013

There were 649 Sheep & Goats and 363 Cattle Bought and sold at the recent Hobson & Co Grahamstown Monthly auction. Prices were above market, with mutton selling extremely well on the day. Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Ewes 257 R875.47 R17.27/kg Lambs 295 R746.08 R19.52/kg Rams 8 R846.25 R12.97/kg…

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Graaff Reinet Sale 30 July 2013

There were 533 sheep on offer at the recent Hobson & Co Graaff Reinet Sale. The price for lamb was market related and mutton sold very well. The lamb price averaged at R18.55/kg, while the mutton price averaged R16.04/kg

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Charlgrove

Charlgrove Sale 23 July 2013

An outstanding sale was held at the Charlgrove sale pens on Tuesday 23 July. 459 Cattle were bought and sold. The quality of the weaners in particular were exceptional. Prices for all calves averaged R16.08/kg with some heifer calves fetching as much as R17.10/kg. Cows & Calves averaged R6600 while good fat cows achieved as…

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