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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

Karoo Boergoat Sale 15 February 2018

Karoo Boergoat Rams Averaged R6729.16 & Ewes averaged R2638.30

The 2nd Karoo Boergoat Ram & Ewe sale was held on 15 February at the Jansenville Show Grounds. 42 Buyers registered for the sale, with buyers coming as far as Gabarone, Botswana. An outstanding sting of rams & ewes were on offer. The 5 stud rams and 19 flock rams were sold first with an…

Preston Park Sale 13 February 2018

There were 206 Cattle on offer at the recent Preston Park sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 24 R 7 187.50 R 23.99 AB GRADE A2+ 5 R 10 420.00 R 23.78 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 2 R 14 650.00 R 22.05 COW (VERY THIN) 2 R…

Bathurst Sale 08 February 2018

There were 217 cattle on offer at the recent Bathurst sale. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No Average Price Average Price/kg AB GRADE (THIN) 27 R 7 055.56 R 25.61 BULL (SLAUGHTER) 12 R 11 058.33 R 20.70 COW (VERY THIN) 11 R 7 181.82 R 18.45 STORE COW/C1 29 R 9 037.93…

Preston Park 10 December 2013

There were 266 cattle which came under the hammer at the recent Hobson & Co Preston Park sale. The sale ran smoothly even with the torrential downpour which halted proceedings for a short while. Prices were exceptional with fat cows achieving outstanding prices. Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Bulls 7…

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Adelaide Goat Sale 28 November 2013

There were 2301 Sheep & Goats sold at the recent Adelaide Goat Sale. 53 Buyers registered, with bidding fast and furious. Prices on the day were astronomical, especially the trade sheep and boergoats. The quality of the stock was exceptional. Prices were as follows: Type of Stock No of Stock Average Price Average Price/kg Sheep…

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Grahamstown Christmas sale 05 December 2013

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…

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Bedford Christmas Sale 04 December 2013

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…

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Charlgrove Fatstock Sale 26 November 2013

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…

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Manley Flats Sale 21 November 2013

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…

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Graaff Reinet sale 19 November 2013

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 &…

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Bedford Sale 13 November 2013

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…

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Dorper Ram sold for R600 000

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…

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Grahamstown Sale 07 November 2013

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…

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