Working with farmers for farmers
Low Commission Rates
Fast Guaranteed Payment
Full Transparent Reporting
Stock Matched With Abattoir Demand
Store and Breeding Stock
Access To Specialist Markets
Farm Stock (Scotland) Ltd - 20 years in the trade.
Farm Stock (Scotland) Ltd is a farmer owned, livestock marketing co-operative dedicated to maximising returns to livestock producers. Based in the Scottish borders and operating throughout central and southern Scotland, it is owned by seven regional livestock marketing groups – Scott Country Lamb, Lothian Lamb and Beef, Galloway Lamb, Ayrshire Country Lamb, Caledonian Organics, Border Counties Primestock and The Milk Suppliers Association. With well over 1000 participating farmers, Farm Stock is the largest single co-operative of its type operating within the Scottish livestock industry handling large numbers of both sheep and cattle with an annual turnover approaching £20 million.
As a farmers’ co-op Farm Stock’s role is to ensure that producers achieve the highest possible net returns by maximising livestock prices and by minimising marketing costs. Prime stock are marketed on a deadweight basis to a UK wide network of abattoirs and store and breeding stock are traded direct from farm to farm.
What we do
Farm Stock (Scotland) Ltd aims to maximise returns to producers though economy of scale, negotiation power through volume and by matching stock with abattoir demand. Farm Stock’s day to day objective is working on behalf of livestock producers to achieve the highest returns by maximising livestock prices and minimising marketing costs.
Nikki joins the Procurement Team…
We are delighted to announce that Nikki Gilbertson 32 has joined the procurement team from mid January as a livestock procurement officer, covering Northumberland and the North of England. Nikki has a proven knowledge of the industry and of the local area having previously worked at a local action market. Nikki explained, “I’m absolutely […]Read More