A charity public sale of beef genetics hosted by auctioneer Harrison & Hetherington has raised £27,000 for the Choose-ups for Peace marketing campaign, which donates 4×4 automobiles to troops in Ukraine.
Angus, Hereford, Limousin and Charolais genetics have been donated from across the UK, with 51 heaps being offered at Borderway market through an internet public sale on 25 and 26 Might.
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The occasion was organised by Northumberland-based Aberdeen Angus breeder Daniel Whiteford after he took half in a Choose-ups for Peace supply earlier this 12 months.
Mr Whiteford stated: “Once I went out to Ukraine final month to donate my very own truck, I noticed for myself what the Ukrainian folks have been dealing with, and what a distinction these pickups are making to the twenty fourth Brigade.
“We began asking different beef farmers if they might donate heaps for an internet sale, and the response and generosity was unbelievable.”
Scott Donaldson, managing director of Harrison & Hetherington, added: “This entire initiative was a beautiful testimony to the UK farming neighborhood and their dedication to help the Ukrainian folks, and it simply reveals what will be carried out in two weeks.”