About Us

Hayes & Co Pty Ltd was established in 2003 at Silverdale in South East Queensland . Director and Manager, Peter Hayes, is a 4th generation cattleman and livestock auctioneer, with his great grandfather commencing business in the local area in 1902. In 2008 Hayes & Co expanded into north Queensland with the purchase of the council saleyards at Nebo / Braeside.  Today Hayes & Co Pty Ltd conduct regular Prime and store cattle sales (and horse sales ) in both South East and North Queensland.  Peter and his team have extensive knowledge of the livestock industry with years of experience in their trade and are ready to help you market your livestock and get the best results and prices possible for you.  Hayes and Co Pty Ltd also conduct clearing sales on request and multi-vendor auctions are also held periodically. In October 2016 Peter extended his business to extend the rural merchandise store to also stock country apparel items, with includes many top brands, items include boots, jeans, shirts, hats, belts, rain coats, gift lines just to name a few.

SEQ Livestock Team

South East Queensland: Peter Hayes, Craig Bell & Landon Hayes

Sales include:

Silverdale Weekly Live-weight Sales – Every Wednesday at 8:30am

Silverdale Prime & Store Sales – Fortnightly Saturdays at 12 noon

Beaudesert Markets – Fortnightly Mondays at 11am

Boonah Store Sales – (Please see sales calendar for the special dates)

Annual Silverdale Show & Sale – Held annually in March

Annual Silverdale  Horse Sale – Held annually in August

Annual Weaner Sales – Held annually in May

Great Southern Brahman Breeders Sale – Held annually in January

North Queensland Livestock Team

North Queensland: Peter Hayes & Eileen Falzon

Sales include:

Nebo Prime & Store Sales – Monthly Tuesdays 9am

Sarina Prime & Store Sales – Fortnightly Saturdays 10am

Nebo Penned Horse Sales – (Check calendar for dates)

Annual Nebo Working Horse Sale – Annually in September

Kandanga Valley Bull Sale – Annually in November

Livestock Marketing

Our livestock staff have extensive knowledge of the livestock industry and are ready to help you with marketing and selling your cattle to achieve the best price possible.  We pride ourselves on customer service and believe we go that extra step further to keep our clients happy.  We are always willing to help out with any problems or queries our clients have.  Our aim is to make the clients selling or buying experience with Hayes & co a pleasure, as we know sometimes it can be very stressful filling out all the paperwork and making sure they have everything in order.  Apart from our regular sales we also conduct a lot of Paddock or Private sales:

Paddock Sales

Paddock sales are a large part of our business with vendors and buyers coming from far afield to trade their cattle. If you are thinking or buying or selling and would prefer to do this in the paddock, please checkout our current Private Listings.

Rural Merchandise & Country Apparel Store – Silverdale Saleyards

Open Monday to Friday 8:30am – 4pm and Saturday Sale Days 10am – 2pm       Call 07) 54638099

Nebo Rural Store

Open: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday – 8:30am – 4:30pm    Call: 0437 587 361

We have an array of products addressing the health and wellbeing of our client’s livestock from dips, drenches and vaccinations to blocks and livestock handling equipment. Ag chemicals, traditional fencing supplies and an assortment of dog, cat and bird foods are also available.

The On-Line Store is coming soon!


Silverdale Location

Contact Details

Manager / Auctioneer

Peter Hayes

Owner/Manager/Senior Auctioneer/Sales: Covers all sales in SEQ and North Qld

0418 755 732

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Nebo Saleyards

Peter Hayes

Owner/Manager/Senior Auctioneer/Sales: Covers all sales in SEQ and North Qld

0418 755 732

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Sales / Clearing Dip (Nebo)

Eileen Falzon

Sales/Clearing Dip (Nebo). Covers all sales in North Qld only

0448 067 554

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Silverdale Saleyards

Hayes & Co Pty Ltd

07 5463 8099

07 5463 8070

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Senior Auctioneer / Sales

Craig Bell

Senior Auctioneer / Sales: Covers all sales in SEQ

0417 434 095

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Auctioneer / Sales / Clearing Dip

Landon Hayes

Trainee Auctioneer/Sales/Clearing Dip (Silverdale): Covers all sales in SEQ

0448 052 187

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