Stirling Agricultural Centre,
Stirling, FK9 4RN
Telephone: 01786 473055
Email: [email protected]

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About United Auctions

United Auctions is Scotland's leading livestock auctioneers. We operate a network of auction marts throughout Scotland including Stirling, Huntly, Lairg, Dalmally, Tiree, Islay, South Uist and Oban. 

We conduct auctions of both commercial and pedigree livestock, including the world-famous Stirling Bull Sales.

  • United Auctions is Scotland's leading livestock auctioneers. We operate a network of different auction marts across Scotland, including Stirling, Huntly, Lairg, Dalmally, Tiree, Islay, South Uist and Oban.
  • Group turnover is in excess of £190 million and in 2018 we celebrated our 160th year in operation.
  • United Auctions deals with more than 18,000 customers across the UK and Europe each year.
  • The record auction price for an Aberdeen-Angus bull was set in 1963 - and has yet to be surpassed - with the sale of Lindertis Evulse for 60,000 guineas.
  • A top price of 100,000 guineas was paid for a Continental pedigree bull - a Charolais - called Vexour Garth.
  • In October 2020, £200,000 was paid in Dalmally for a Blackface ram lamb.

In July 2009 UA's Stirling Agricultural Centre became the single centre of operations for the company's amalgamated Perth and Stirling businesses.

Stirling Agricultural Centre


Our Approach

The business is guided by four main operating principles:

  • To have up-to-date and fit for purpose premises
  • To have professional, well trained, motivated and dedicated people
  • To operate efficiently for the benefit of our customers
  • To support the highest standard of health and safety, biosecurity and animal health and welfare

We conduct auctions of both commercial and pedigree cattle and sheep and provide farm-to-farm and farm-to-abattoir procurement services.


Group Services

Our services are delivered by a strong team of talented and experienced people. We pride ourselves on the quality of our workforce and are committed to their development and wellbeing.

  • Auction sales of commercial and pedigree cattle and sheep
  • Direct marketing of cattle and sheep
  • Rural property sales and services
  • Livestock finance


Environmental Policy

United Auctions recognises its responsibility for the environment and will ensure compliance with all relevant current and future legislation. 

We are committed to minimising the environmental impact of our operations. 

In particular, we will achieve this through our commitment to:

  • comply with all relevant legislation and regulations
  • regularly review the environmental impact of our activities, and endeavour to reduce our overall environmental impact
  • involve employees in our environmental programme and provide necessary training    
  • reduce the amount of waste produced using best practices
  • increase recycling rates
  • monitor our water use and effluent production

Where practicable, the Company will provide information and assistance to customers on environmental issues arising from its operations. Improvement will be continuous and the Company will report internally on its progress against its objectives.

This policy will be publicly displayed.



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