Aberdeen and Northern Marts is the largest farmer-owned livestock auction company in Europe 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.