Aberdeen & Northern Marts is a long established and trusted farmer owned co-operative right at the heart of the Scottish farming industry, with livestock auctions at the core of our business.

The business is committed to providing a comprehensive and highly efficient livestock marketing service for producers, based on the highest levels of integrity to satisfy the needs of both buyers and sellers.

Our livestock sales are mainly commercial sales of Store, Breeding and Cull stock however we also hold special sales for Pedigree stock and Rare & Minority breeds. Aberdeen & Northern Marts’ auctions offer farmers an unrivalled opportunity to both showcase and sell high-quality livestock and source the very best livestock for their businesses.

Auction benefits:

  • Trusted advice from our professional team ensuring the best returns for sellers
  • Marketing through press advertising, catalogues, website and social media
  • Guaranteed payment on day of sale
  • Competitive commission rates with commission caps
  • Excellent lairage facilities for stock, both before and after sale
  • Recognised excellence in welfare standards
  • Direct marketing – direct from farm to abattoir
  • Professional valuation services
  • Pedigree Livestock Sales

    Our well-known pedigree cattle and sheep sales attract high quality entries from across the country and offer an excellent opportunity for farmers to buy well-bred animals for their herds and flocks.

    Sales of pedigree bulls and females begin with our society affiliated spring show, followed by the May shows and sales, concluding with the Christmas Classic in November. pedigree sheep shows and sales are held in the Autumn with the annual multi-breed pedigree ram sales and Christmas Classic pedigree female sales.

  • Rare & Minority Breed Auctions

    Thainstone Centre holds Rare & Minority Breed Auctions throughout the year.

    The events, which have been popular for over 20 years, attracting 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

    For more details on sale dates and closing dates for entries please see the upcoming sales page.

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