Working with farmers for farmers
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Stock Matched With Abattoir Demand
Store and Breeding Stock
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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 five regional livestock marketing groups – Scott Country Lamb, Lothian Lamb, Galloway Lamb, Ayrshire Lamb and Caledonian Organics. 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 in excess of £13 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.
Summer 2016 lamb price review and outlook for the Autumn and the 2017 hogget trade
with Jonny Williams, Procurement Officer with Farm Stock Scotland and Iain MacDonald, Senior Economist at QMS Generally speaking, during the last two months we have seen strong demand from abattoirs, particularly from processors South of the border, so how are lamb volumes comparing with last summer? On the numbers side, the auction volumes are still […]Read More