2019 Silverdale Show & Sale Results & Photos

On Friday the 8th March 2019 agents Hayes & Co had a good size yarding of 600 cattle. Grain fed export and trade cattle were strong on the current market. Heavy feeder cattle were also very firm in the current tough circumstances while re-stocker cattle were easier due to dry weather conditions.

Click here to download a Word Doc with of the Catalogue from the day with all the results.

Grand Champion Exhibit of the Show

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), Peter Ramsey (Elanco), Jamie Crawford “Glenvillan Pastoral”

Was won by Glenvillan Pastoral (The Crawford family) with a speckle park steer which was sold for $3.08c/kg to JBS Australia and weighed 655kg to return $2017.

Sponsored by: Blue Ribbon Motors, Bremer Stockfeeds, Elanco Animal Health, Litfin Contracting, Warrego Transport and Hayes & Co

Junior Champion Steer, the ‘Allan Crawford Memorial’

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), Val Crawford and Jamie Crawford (T/A Glenvillan Pastoral) (winner of the Allan Crawford Memorial trophy)

This was the same steer that took out the Grand Champion Exhibit of the show as per above: Glenvillan Pastoral (The Crawford family) with a speckle park steer which was sold for $3.08c/kg to JBS Australia and weighed 655kg to return $2017.

Sponsored by: Foote’s Boonah Pharmacy, Riverina Aust P/L, Litfin Contracting & Hayes & Co.

Reserve Champion Exhibit of the Show

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), David Musch (JBS Australia), Joy Surawski, Tom Surawski T/A “TP & JE Surawski” and Phill Wieland Rep for Black Thor Angus, and Mt Alford & Alford Creek Shorthorns (Wieland family)

Won by TP & JE Surawski with a Black Limousin heifer which was sold for $2.94c/kg to Marcelford Meats and weighed 540kg to return $1588.

Sponsored by: JBS Aust P/L, Black Thor Angus – Mt Alford, Alford Creek Shorthorns (Wieland Family), Litfin Contracting, Warrego Transport & Hayes & Co

Junior Champion Heifer of the Show

Craig Bell (Hayes&Co), Tom Surawski T/A TP & JE Surawski (winner) & Peter Hayes (Hayes&Co)

This was the same heifer that took out the Reserve Champion Exhibit of the show as per above: TP & JE Surawski with a Black Limousin heifer which was sold for $2.94c/kg to Marcelford Meats and weighed 540kg to return $1588.

Sponsored by: HLE Smith Transport, Landmark Wholesale Merchandise, Litfin Contracting, Hayes & Co

Senior Champion Steer of the Show

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co and Jamie Crawford (T/A Glenvillan Pastoral) (winner)

Was won by Glenvillan Pastoral (The Crawford family) with a speckle park steer which was sold for $3.12c/kg to JBS Australia and weighed 650kg to return $2028.

Sponsored by: Cooper Reeves Accountants, Virbac Animal Health, Litfin Contracting.

Champion Pen of Females (Grain Fed)

Was won by TP & JE Surawski with a pen of limousin heifers which was sold for $3.00c/kg to Highchester Meats and weighed 478kg to return $1435 each.

Sponsored by: Strasburg Bros Transport & Riverina Aust, Litfin Contracting & Hayes & Co

Junior Champion Pen of Steers (Grain Fed)

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), Jan Delroy T/A Scenic Rim Accounting & Taxation services (sponsor), Manager for GR & SJ Issell Pty Ltd (winner) and Wilson Neuendorf (Rep for the Kalbar & District Community Bank – Sponsor)

Was won by GR & SJ Issell with a pen of Red Angus cross steer which were sold for $2.88c/kg to Stanbroke Beef and weighed 578kg to returned $1666 each.

Sponsored by: Scenic Rim Accounting & Kalbar & Dist Community Bank, Litfin Contracting.

Senior Champion Pen of Pasture Ox, the ‘Jack Hayes Memorial Trophy’

Peter Hayes (Hayes & Co), Doug & Louise Gelhaar trading as “DJ & LM Gelhaar”

Was won by DJ & LM Gelhaar with a pen of Charbray steers which were sold for $2.76c/kg to Teys Bros at Beenleigh and weighed 681kg to return $1879 each.

Sponsored by: Washpool No 2, Clark Equipment/Dakenag, Litfin Contracting & Hayes & Co.

Champion Pen of Feed-On Cattle , the ‘Brian Nolan Memorial Trophy’

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), Karen Roberts, Sandra Nolan, Greg Roberts trading as GJ & KL Roberts and Angus Keene (NAB- Agri-Business)

Was won by GJ & KL Roberts with a pen of Charbray steers which were sold for $2.69c/kg to Morgan’s Pastoral Co and weighed an average of 462kg to return $1241 each.

Sponsored by: Sandra Nolan & Family, NAB Brisbane – Agribusiness, Anipro, Litfin Contracting.

Pen of 3 Pasture Fed Bullocks No Weight restrictions

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co), with Class 19 winners Louise & Doug Gelhaar & Peter Hayes (Hayes & Co)

Pen of 3 Heifers under 450kg, Milk Tooth – No feed restrictions

Brian Surawski (Highchester Meats) Craig Bell (Hayes & Co) & George Massam (winner)

Milk Tooth Heifer 350-450kg – No feed restrictions

Craig Bell (Hayes&Co), with Class 2 winners Chelsea & Deborah Baills T/a Keanbah Partnership

Senior Champion Pen of Pasture Females

Was won by TD & SM Whitehall with a pen of Santa cows which were sold for $2.10c/kg to JBS Australia and weighed 605kg to return $1271 each.

Sponsored by: CF & JE Miles Building Contractors, Allflex, Litfin Contracting & Hayes & Co

Senior Champion Female of the Show

Was won by Brendan Gray with a Greyman heifer which was sold for $2.18c/kg to Marcelford Meats and weighed 385kg to return $839.

Sponsored by: John Wyatt Electrical, Zoetis, Litfin Contracting & Hayes & Co


Craig Bell (Hayes & Co) & Senior champion Pen winner Doug Gelhaar T/a DJ & LM Gelhaar


Craig Bell (Hayes & Co) & the Special Mention of the Show winner Mrs Roslyn D’Addona T/a Mountaindale

Thanks to this years Judge

Craig Bell (Hayes & Co) & Lachlan Darr (This year’s judge)

Congratulations to all exhibitors and prize winners!

2019 Silverdale Show & Sale Sponsors



Blue Ribbon Motors
Blue Ribbon Motors is a family owned business and since 1974, has offered the very best of motoring from the world of Honda, Mitsubishi, Renault, Isuzu Ute, RAM, and LDV. Blue Ribbon Motors also offer a quality selection of used vehicles that provides our customers a one stop buying solution to suit all needs. Location: 393 Warwick Road, Yamanto QLD 4305, Ipswich Tel: (07) 3280 3400 DOWNLOADS
Blue Ribbon Motors is a family owned business at Yamanto. Their tremendous dealership offers Honda, Mitsubishi, Renault, Isuzu Ute, RAM, and LDV and quality used cars. When you are next looking for a new or used vehicle please give them a try.


Bremer Stockfeeds
Manager: Pat Kiernan, Peter Gesler Location: 3 Crown St Laidley QLD Tel: 0754652611 Fax: 0754651261 Mobile: Pat 0467115279, Peter 0418632345 Find us on facebook: DOWNLOADS
NAB Agribusiness
Office Location: Level 17, 259 Queen St Brisbane QLD 4000 Contact: Mark McNamara 0477 330 146   Find us on Facebook: Find us on Twitter: Find us on LinkedIn :  
Scenic Rim Accounting & Taxation
Scenic Rim Accounting is proud to be a sponsor of the 2018 Silverdale Show and Sale. Click here to find out more about the specialized accounting services we provide to our clients across the Scenic Rim area
H.L.E Smith & Co
Contact:     Geoff Smith Location:   16 Robinson Street Kilcoy 4515 Office:         0754 971492 Mobile:       0418 771788 Fax:              0754 235190
FIS Insurance Services
Office Location: 28 High Street Boonah Qld 4310 Office Phone: 07 54634 166 Mobile Phones: James Dover: 0438 720 883 Tim Stanford: 0415 375 350 Find us on facebook: DOWNLOADS
Webers Excavations
Location:  Beaudesert Qld 4285 Phone: 07 5544 9232
Washpool Lodge
Established in 1991, the 390 acre property with river flats and undulating hills is located at Aratula, just over one hour from Brisbane. As the only property in Australasia to prepare and sell a Melbourne Cup winner at a breeze up sale, Washpool Lodge offers an extensive list of Services that includes specialising in breaking-in, pre-training and agistment, not only within the thoroughbred industry, but all horse disciplines. Find us on facebook: Location:  6381 Cunningham Hwy, Aratula QLD 4309, Australia Phone:  +61 7 5463 7398  
Warrego Livestock Transport
Location:  60 Taylors Rd, Walloon QLD 4306, Australia Phone Office:   0418 191 400 Drew Witt: 0428 881 714 Peter: 0477 733 492
Strasburg Bros Transport
After moving cattle around Queensland with his family owned and operated business “Strasburg Bros Livestock Carriers”, Lester Strasburg saw the industry's need for good quality, easy to work with Stock Trailers. So in 1990 Lester started to design, build and produce his own trailers. Word quickly got around about the quality of these trailers and in no time at all, other transporters were asking him to build theirs. This was when ‘'Strasburg Trailers” sprang into life, joining up with Strasburg Bros Livestock Carriers to form part of the “Strasburg Group”. Location:  3 Edmond Street, Marburg, QLD 4346 Cartage Enquiries: 07 5464 4011 Trailers Enquiries:  07 5464 4088
Marcelford Meats
Marcelford Meats is an independent wholesaler of Beef and Pork. We pride ourselves in supplying the best quality meats available to our customers. Find us on facebook: Location:  Berry Street, Churchill, Queensland, Australia 4305 Phone:  +61 7 3812 9999
John Wyatt Electrical Pty Ltd
When John began his business, he set out to achieve a high quality, reliable service that people could count on. This core belief has lead to over 40 years of success and is what sets John Wyatt Electrical apart from the average sparky. Location: 90 Brisbane St, PO Box 103, BEAUDESERT Q 4285 Phone: 5541 1293
Cooper Reeves Accountants
Meet your dedicated team at Cooper Reeves. We understand that each business has differing accountancy needs. Cooper Reeves offers a wealth of experience throughout multiple sectors. Location: Level 1, 172 Evans Rd Salisbury QLD 4107 Cooper Reeves Pty Ltd ABN 32 133 173 618 Phone: (07) 3875 9888 (07) 3274 2908
CF & JE Miles Building Contractors
CF and JE Miles building contractors were established in 1976 and have been servicing Ipswich, Rosewood, Boonah and surrounding areas throughout this time. We are a family business and we aim to please with a high quality of workmanship, experience and customer service. Location: 76 Dunns Ave Harrisville QLD 4307 Phone:  07 54671 341 Fax: 07 54671 146 Cec: 0418 724 176

Black Thor Angus – Mt Alford and GS Burchmann


Quik Electrical Service
Manager: Dave Morrison Location: 727 Priestdale Road Rochedale QLD 4123 Tel: 07 3341 7522 Fax: 07 3841 2769 Mobile: 0418 711 450 DOWNLOADS
Puma Aratula
Location: 6712 Cunningham Highway, Aratula QLD 4309, Australia Phone:  0754 638 233 Mobile: 0428 638 383 Find us on facebook: DOWNLOADS MENUS
Bundaleer Lodge Nursing Home
Location: 114 Holdsworth Road, North Ipswich, QLD 4305 Phone: 07 32018772 Fax: 07 32017926 DOWNLOADS
IThink Property – Ricky Quinn
Location: 160 Brisbane St, Ipswich QLD 4305, Australia Mobile: 0418756836 Find us on facebook: DOWNLOADS
RK Voss Transport
Location:  Glamorgan Vale QLD 4306, Australia Phone:  07 5426 6164 Fax:  07 5426 6164
Leschkes Transport
Lieschke Transport offers a daily service from Jindera, NSW (Albury/Wodonga) to Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, and a weekly service to Brisbane. We also do country runs to smaller towns like Euroley NSW, Robinvale NSW, Orbost VIC, Keith SA, Tintinara SA, Orange NSW, Bathurst NSW, Bairnsdale VIC, Edenhope VIC, Colac VIC and more. We are also able to get your goods transported to Darwin, NT or Perth WA. Location:  Lot 11 Davis Drv Jindera NSW 2642 Phone:  02 6026 3999
Kalfresh Vegetables
We’re a diverse, skilled team of professionals united by our passion for fresh produce. We’re generational farmers who innovate & push boundaries to grow nutrient-rich, food with minimal impact on the environment. Find us on facebook: Location: 6206 Cunningham Highway, Kalbar, Queensland 4309 Phone: +61 (0)7 5410 7700
Highchester Meats
Location: 6604 Mt Lindesay Highway, Gleneagle, Queensland, Australia Find us on Facebook: Phone: (07) 55 431 352
Commercial Hotel Harrisville
Location: 32 Queen St Harrisville, Queensland, Australia 4307 Phone: (07) 54 671 223 Find us on facebook:
Boonah Tyre Power
Get the POWER at Tyrepower Boonah. As a member of Australia’s biggest independent tyre retailer, we’ll give you the POWER of big brands at lower prices. But we can give you the POWER of so much more ! With Friendly, expert advice on all your tyre, wheel, suspension, brake, mechanical repair and servicing needs for you vehicle, we’ll give you a customer service experience that will keep you coming back. Location: 10 Yeates Avenue, Boonah QLD 4310 Phone: (07) 5463 1291
AM Duncan Carpentry and Construction
Address:  249 Coopers Gully rd, Yangan QLD 4371, Australia Phone: +61 427 691 210

Alford Creek Shorthorns (Wieland Family), Benamitchy Limousin Stud – G&C Haack, Blister Pastoral Company, Brisbane Valley Meats, GP & LJ Cameron, C-Kan Pastoral Co, Coulson Cattle Services, Gordon’s Transport, WR & K Hallas, WR Hanson Transport, Harrisville Deco/Frank Klan, Alex & Landon Hayes, Hayes Family, Hayes & Co Pty Ltd, Jack’s Machine Hire, KR Livestock Trading, Litfin Contracting, Sandra Nolan & Family, Scotty’s Livestock Transportation, Silver Spoon Services Pty Ltd, D & S Silcock T/A Storm King Limousins, Doug Strong’s Carrying, T & L Williams Transport.

Our Media Sponsors

Jimboomba Times
In 1908 cricketing legend Don Bradman was born, Canberra was chosen as Australia’s capital and the Beaudesert Times rolled off the presses for the first time on October 10. It was born after a merger of two newspapers, The Beaudesert Despatch and Logan and Albert Leader in Brisbane Street, Beaudesert and The Beaudesert Herald. Find us on facebook: Jimboomba Convenience Centre: 133-145 Brisbane Street, Jimboomba QLD 4280 Phone: 07 5548 8400 Fax: 07 5548 8499
Fassifern Guardian
The Guardian is a vital and active part of the communities of Boonah, Kalbar, Roadvale, Mt Alford, Harrisville, Aratula, Peak Crossing and surrounding districts. It has been the voice of the community for over 110 years. Location:  7 Church Street, Boonah, Queensland Phone: +61 7 5463 1888 Find us on facebook:
Beaudesert Times
In 1908 cricketing legend Don Bradman was born, Canberra was chosen as Australia’s capital and the Beaudesert Times rolled off the presses for the first time on October 10. It was born after a merger of two newspapers, The Beaudesert Despatch and Logan and Albert Leader in Brisbane Street, Beaudesert and The Beaudesert Herald. Location: 12 Short St, Beaudesert QLD 4285 Tel: (07) 5541 1388

Gatton Star, Kilcoy Sentinel

Our Merchandise Sponsors

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes a diverse portfolio of animal health medicines and vaccines designed to meet the real-world needs of veterinarians and the livestock farmers and companion animal owners they support. Location:   5 Rider Boulevard, Rhodes NSW 2138 Australia Phone:   +61 439588029
Virbac Animal Health
Virbac offers veterinarians, farmers and pet owners in more than 100 countries a comprehensive and practical range of products and services. With these innovative solutions covering the majority of animal species and diseases, Virbac contributes, day after day, to shape the future of animal health. Location: 361 Horsley Road, Milperra NSW 2214 Phone: 02 9772 9772
Riverina (Australia) Pty Ltd
Welcome to Riverina’s corporate website. Riverina is a premier supplier of animal feed for the agriculture industry and a leading exporter of grain and protein meals to South East Asia, the Pacific rim and other export markets. Our commitment to supplying rural Australia with the highest quality products spans some 90 years. Through our research and development programmes and a sound ‘in house’ nutritional base we are able to implement new products to meet market requirements. Location:  Level 7, 303 Coronation Drive, Milton, QLD 4064 Phone:  (07) 3007-6888 Fax:  (07) 3369-7425 DOWNLOADS
Leader Products
Incorporated in 1948, Leader Products is a specialist manufacturer and distributor of livestock identification systems and wholesale distributor of an extensive range of veterinary and animal husbandry products. Find us on facebook: Location:  465 Hume Highway, Craigieburn Vic 3064 Phone:  +61 3 8339 9000  
At Elanco, we provide those who raise and care for animals with solutions that empower them to advance a vision of food and companionship enriching life. Location:  112 Wharf Road, West Ryde NSW 2114 Phone:  1800 226 324 Fax:  02 8093 4493
Daken Ag
Our product range is inclusive of electric fencing, hay making equipment,tractor implements. Daken is a 100% Australian Owned and operated company, committed to quality and service to rural Australia in manufacturing, importing; distributing a wide range of farm equipment. Location: 30 Salisbury Road, Asquith NSW 2077 Phone: 02 9477 2599 or 1800 636 451 Fax: 02 9477 7027 or 1800 809 862
Australian Concrete Post Pty Ltd
Australian Concrete Posts is the largest manufacturer of prestressed concrete fence posts in Australia. Established in 2013, This steadfastly growing business, is a sound partnership between two experienced businessmen, farmers, and rugby mates, Richard Mould and Alan Theron. Address: 354 Coraki, Broadwater Rd, Dungarubba NSW 2480 Phone: (02) 6682 8614 DOWNLOADS
Allflex Australia Pty Ltd
Allflex Livestock Intelligence, part of Antelliq, is the world leader in the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of solutions for animal identification, monitoring, farm management, and traceability. Location: 33 Neumann Road, PO Box 657, Capalaba, Qld 4157 Tel: +61 7 3245 9100

Anipro – Ian Bostock, Ariat, Bainbridge, International Animal Health, Just Country, Landmark Wholesale Merchandise, Olsson Industries & Wrangler

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