Aberdeen and Northern Marts is the largest farmer-owned livestock auction company in Europe with annual sales exceeding £90 million and handles more than 100,000 store, prime and breeding cattle. Also, more than 500,000 store, prime and breeding sheep are handled at our two purpose-built auction centres in the North and North-east of Scotland. Furthermore, our Elgin Auction centre hosts regular Saturday markets and antiques auctions.
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.
The flagship auction mart at Thainstone Centre, which opened in January, 1990, is recognised as one of the most modern auction complexes in Europe with many innovative design features to facilitate the efficient and stress-free handling of livestock. In addition to serving the North-East area, a major part of the business at Thainstone is the marketing of livestock from the North of Scotland and the Northern Isles.
At Thainstone, the main market day is a Friday, with weekly sales of store and breeding cattle and sheep. Prime stock day is on a Thursday
Please review our links below to find out more about our auction centres.
In addition to live auctions, the company offers online auctions and specialist marketing services for both cattle and sheep direct to abattoirs. Electronic auction sales are also held for both Single Farm Payment and fodder, which are popular with customers remote to Thainstone.
A highly skilled team of auctioneers and fieldsmen operate to the highest professional standards and all hold the professional qualifications of the Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland to Associate of Fellowship level.
Staff with responsibilities for livestock at all centres are trained in stock handling and animal welfare to SVQ standard to ensure that stock are looked after to the highest standards.
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