The Highest Calibre in

Cattle Handling Equipment

HYDRAULIC SQUEEZE CRUSHES

The Catagra Group has proudly brought to Australia the SILENCER range in response to the growing demands placed on the cattle industry to improve staff safety and animal welfare. SILENCER equipment is proven to significantly increase processing efficiency, dramatically reducing labour costs and costly vaccine wastage.

THE SILENCER SERIES

RANCH MODEL

WIDE BODY

HEAVY DUTY

SILENCER MAXX

COMMERCIAL PRO

TILT MODEL

ALL MODELS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED LENGTH

GALVANISED

MODELS

Available for Heavy-Duty, Heavy-Duty Extended, Commercial Pro, Commercial Pro Extended, MAXX, and Wide Body models.

RECOMMENDED USES

Livestock operations near saltwater, high rainfall, corrosive wash down water, as well as clinical facilities.


DESCRIPTION / ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED

This hydraulic squeeze crush is made with a hot-dipped zinc-plating process to protect the Crush for extended life.

3-WAY HYDRAULIC NECK BARS

LEFT, CENTRE AND RIGHT

Hydraulically turns heads - Left, Centre and Right.
Hydraulically extends the head forward for mouthing
Safety - Assists with Operator and animal safety

Access - Creates better neck access and ensures precision vaccination along

with safe and stress-free ear tagging and mouthing
Suitable for large and small cattle


Available on all SILENCER Models

UPPER

SQUEEZE

HYDRAULIC LOWER SQUEEZE

LOUVERED

BLINDS

SOME BENEFITS AND FEATURES

TO CUSTOM BUILD YOUR SILENCER

SILENCER SCALE OPTIONS

OVERHEAD
OR
PLATFORM SCALES
AVAILABLE

SILENCERS AUTOMATED OR MANUAL

DRAFT OPTIONS 

  • Heavy Duty Modules 

  • Narrow (race width) or wide

  • Barn Style swing doors to provide free working access at front of crush

  • Noise Reduction System (NRS)

SILENCERS PATENTATED

NOISE REDUCTION SYSTEM (NRS)

Sheathed Contact Points - oil-based, high-density polyethylene material covering the 130 contact points located
on both squeeze panels, guaranteeing a quiet crush over its operating life.


No Steel-on Steel - SILENCER “Smooth-Action” drop bar and drop pan latches have no steel-on-steel contact points, virtually eliminating the steel-on-steel chatter of other manufactures crushes that will only get noisier over time!

SILENCER 

TRANSPORTABLE OPTIONS

SILENCER HYDRAULIC YOKE TRAILER

Designed for standard and extended length SILENCER crushes.

SILENCER CARRY-ALL TRAILER

Designed for standard length SILENCER crushes only.

Download the SILENCER catalogue for more info and the complete

range of features and benefits.

THE ONLY PORTABLE HYDRAULIC CRUSH ON THE MARKET

Conditions Apply: Catagra Group Equipment Finance powered by EquipFund is available to approved GST Registered ABN holders.  The ReproScan & Silencer Finance Package pricing is based on a 60-month repayment term under a choice of either a Chattel Finance, Operating Lease or Rental Product.  All pricing is indicative and subject to a formal application, repayments may vary depending on strength of application and credit check.  Please seek independent Financial Advice from your Taxation Adviser to see which product best suits your financial needs and budget.

SILENCER

RANCH MODEL

RECOMMENDED USES
Commercial Breeder Properties, Yearling / Finishing Properties.


DESCRIPTION
Includes a patented full-opening head and tail doors providing 660mm of clearance so full-term cows and herd bulls enter and exit the crush without hanging up their lower bodies. Designed for a wide range of livestock sizes and weight.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER

HEAVY-DUTY

RECOMMENDED USES

Feedlot, Export Yards processing in excess of 10,000 head per annum, Sale Yards, Large Stations.


DESCRIPTION

Designed with a 5mm frame for increased crush life with reinforced construction, modular construction for superior maintenance, and replaceable heavy-duty drop bars.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER

WIDE BODY

RECOMMENDED USES

Some Stud Properties and Feedlots processing cattle heavier than 850kg.


DESCRIPTION
Manufactured 100mm wider at floor level to accommodate very large cattle. The Wide Body is available in the Standard Ranch, Extended, Heavy Duty, Heavy Duty Extended, Commercial Pro and Commercial Pro Extended versions as well as the Tilt Model crush. The width at the top of the Crush and the overall height will remain the same. The Wide Body Silencer can be portable & is available for all carriers.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER

MAXX

RECOMMENDED USES

Stud type large cattle, Large bullocks, Sire Bulls.


DESCRIPTION 
Manufactured 100mm wider and 270mm Taller. More Headroom for Operator Entering Rear-Walk Thru Doors

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER

COMMERCIAL PRO

RECOMMENDED USES

High volume and heavy usage. Best suited for large volume cattle operations. Feedlots. Sale and Export Yards.


DESCRIPTION
Designed with a 6mm frame. The extended model allows the operator to safely step in behind the animal. Designed for mature stud stock type cattle operations and veterinarians for artificial insemination (AI), semen checking, pregnancy checking, spaying, embryo transfer, etc. The walk-through door (palpation door) is located inside the crush. SILENCER’s rear walk-through door sides squeeze right along with the crush sides! The rear walk-through door is recommended on all SILENCER Extended models.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER WITH HYDRAULIC TILT MODE

RECOMMENDED USES
Commercial Breeder Properties, Yearling / Finishing Properties.


DESCRIPTION
SILENCER Ranch Model includes a patented full-opening head and tail doors providing 660mm of clearance so full-term cows and herd bulls enter and exit the crush without hanging up their lower bodies. Designed for a wide range of livestock sizes and weight.

ALSO AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

SILENCER

EXTENDED MODELS

ALL MODELS AVAILABLE IN EXTENDED LENGTH
RANCH, HEAVY DUTY, COMMERCIAL PRO, WIDE BODY, MAXX & TILT.


RECOMMENDED USES
Stud and Commercial Properties.


DESCRIPTION
Extended model crushes are designed for the operator to safely step in behind the animal. Designed for mature stud stock type cattle operations and veterinarians for artificial insemination (AI), semen checking, pregnancy checking, spaying, embryo transfer, etc. The walk-through door (palpation door) is located inside the crush. SILENCERS rear walk-through door sides squeeze right along with the crush sides!

The rear walk-through door is recommended on all SILENCER Extended models.


WARRANTY
1-year warranty

 

WE WILL HELP YOU SELECT THE OPTION WHICH BEST

SUITS YOUR LIVESTOCK PROCESSING OPERATION.

Silencer crushes have increased our productivity by more than doubling the number of cattle we could process previously. We will continue to invest in Silencer Hydraulic Cattle Crushes which is the best recommendation I can give.

Dave Connolly, GM, Tipperary Group of Stations, NT