Rare & Minority Breeds
Thainstone Centre holds two main rare breed events per year during May and September.
The event, which has been popular for over 20 years, is an ideal day out for all the family and attracts interest from all over Scotland with entries including:
- minority breed livestock, cattle, pigs, goats and sheep
- horses and ponies
- cages of rare breed poultry – turkeys, large fowl, bantams, pheasants, quail, pigeons, guinea fowl, pea fowl, geese and ducks
- hatching eggs
- harness and tack
- poultry equipment
- implement and hand tools from a bygone era
Rare & Minority Livestock Sales 2017
Saturday 6th May 2017
Closing Date for Entries - Friday 14th April 2017
Saturday 2nd September 2017
(Incorporating Show & Sale of Jacob & Ryeland Sheep)
Closing Date for Entries - Friday 11th August 2017
Please note the closing date for the Registered Shetland Ponies, Horses and Ponies will also be the same date as the Rarebreeds.
At present, we are taking entries for the sale of Poultry, Waterfowl and Pigeons for the sale being held on the 6th May 2017 subject to the intended lifting of the restrictions which is planned for 30th April 2017. Confirmation of the sale going ahead will appear in our Press & Journal advert and on our website www.anmarts.co.uk The sale of Livestock including Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats and Horses will go ahead with or without the poultry sale.
Please note the closing dates for entries will be strictly adhered to and no late entries will be accepted on the day of sale. Substitutes must be notified to the auctioneers by 9.00am on the Tuesday prior to sale for inclusion in the catalogue. Thereafter any substitutes will be penned / caged as late entries and will be subject to additional entry fees. Please note, only recognised breeds of poultry will be accepted.
Facilities are available to accommodate Pedigree and non?Pedigree Breeding Stock.
Sales of Implements and Hand Tools of a Bygone Era will also be conducted on both these sale dates.
We look forward to your support in the staging of successful events again this year. Additional entry forms can be downloaded from our website or for further information please contact 01467 623710.
Name: Alan Hutcheon F.I.A. (Scot.)
Title: Auction Operations Manager
Tel: 01467 623711
Mobile: 07801 186304
Name: John Angus F.I.A. (Scot.)
Title: Store Breeding & Pedigree Cattle Manager
Mobile: 07801 186312
Name: Colin Slessor F.I.A. (Scot.)
Title: Sheep Sales Manager/Auctioneer
Tel: 01467 623703
Mobile: 07808 182108
May 2017 - click to expand
06/05/2017at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie, AB51 5XZ
13/05/2017at Caithness Livestock Centre, Quoybrae, Watten, Wick KW1 5UN
September 2017 - click to expand
October 2017 - click to expand