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.
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Maintaining antibiotics as an effective tool for animal and human health is important. Sheep farms generally use less antibiotics than other livestock farms. Nevertheless, M&S is encouraging its meat suppliers to continuously look at ways to further lower antibiotic use. Consequently, demonstrating how antibiotic use can be lowered is an objective of the Lamb Resilience […]Read More