Rising to the challenge

Our business services work across food supply chains and the natural economy to help clients rise to the challenge of climate change and scientific and technological transformation.

Commercial opportunities

At the heart of enterprise – supporting growth, new ideas, entrepreneurs and the sustainable development of our natural economy.

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SAC Consulting

Whether your business is the production of beef or biomass, grain or gin, SAC Consulting offers expertise, reach and local knowledge.

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Veterinary & Laboratory Services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas of animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

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Business and enterprise in numbers

  • 25 offices alongside our Veterinary and Analytical Laboratory and 7 Disease Surveillance Centres/Hubs

  • 300 staff across Scotland, with teams working in the UK and internationally

  • More than 12,000 clients – from crofters and farmers to governments and international corporates

Farm animal health

Premium Cattle Health Scheme

Sharing our passion for animal health

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Premium Sheep and Goat Health Schemes

Sharing our passion for animal health

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Livestock health planning

SAHPS is a user friendly, web based, health planning system for suckler herds and sheep flocks.

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SAC Consulting can build sustainability into your designs to avoid depletion or degradation of natural resources, helping to protect and support a long-term environmental quality for all.


Natural resource management

The management of natural resources such as land, water, soil and plants is critical to ensuring to future sustainability of major industries and affects the quality of life both for present and future generations.

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More veterinary & laboratory services

Veterinary diagnostics

The place to access high quality veterinary diagnostic testing for livestock and companion animals.
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Animal disease surveillance

Monitoring animal health and welfare on land and at sea.
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Training courses

We have years of expertise in delivering business skills, growth learning, CPD and training courses to a wide range of clients all over Scotland and the UK. We deliver multiple levels of courses and workshops across the food and drink supply chain, suitable for entrepreneurs, managers, and seasoned businesses.

We will work with you to ensure our courses and workshops are tailored to meet your business needs and aspirations.

We also have a wealth of knowledge in other business areas, such as diversification, agritourism, digital, environment, data and innovation, and new product development, and can build a bespoke package suitable for your needs.

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SAC Consulting

Our consultants in 25 offices across Scotland and northern England turn research into advice and advantage for business and public sector alike.

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Vet & laboratory services

Our leading experts provide support to clients in areas animal disease, diagnosis and surveillance.

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Research services

Our work addresses health and productivity in animals, animal welfare and crops, promotes low carbon farming and increases farm output through efficiency and innovation.

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