The Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland
Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland


Cattle Services

Weekly store and prime sales are held on a regular basis at markets throughout the country offering a comprehensive service to breeders, rearers and finishers plus retail and wholesale meat outlets. In addition, special events include shows and sales of suckled calves, beef and dairy breeding stock. Pedigree bull sales of all the main breeds are held in the Spring and Autumn.

Sheep Services

The Autumn lamb sales are one of the highlights of the Scottish farming calendar when hundreds of thousands of store lambs are put through the auction ring. However, selling sheep by auction is not simply a seasonal occupation and the markets hold regular sales of all types of breeding and feeding sheep throughout the year, including the famous Kelso Ram Sales.

Pig Services

The auction markets provide a service for the pig producer and the end buyer, selling weaners, breeding gilts, sows and boars, store and prime pigs. In addition, certain companies specialise in sales of pedigree breeding stock.

Land & Property

The services offered by many auctioneering companies include the sale and let of farm land and agricultural property with full advice on valuations etc. Machinery and equipment sales are held by most companies and the Institute membership includes companies dealing in fine arts and furnishings.

Land Agency

Valuations of all descriptions, grant schemes, grazing  agreements and Farm Business Tenancies, single farm payment advice, compensation claims for pipelines, wayleaves, road schemes, following damage and/or crop loss. Telecommunications sites, rent reviews and site sales.