The Chisholm Trail Bale Beds are a specialty, high end after-market steel flat bed WITH hydraulic bale arms that fit pickup trucks.

All base Chisholm Trail beds come standard as a Non dumping bed with hydraulic bale arms. However unlike the competition, LED lighting, gooseneck hitch, 2″ trailer hitch and wiring, self contained power hydraulic unit with basic hand control, rub rails with stake pockets, bale spinners and 3″ removable side boards are all included in the standard package.

Leasing is available for this product

from $261-293/month



You must select which dumping option you want your new flatbed to have. Please note that if the dumping option is selected, due to the complicated installation process, and liabilities, there is a $1200.00 MANDATORY installation fee included in the price which is paid to your local authorized installation centre and they will install your dumping bed for you.


Select any of the following upgrades that compliment your new Flatbed.


The Chisholm Trail Bale Bed is considered to be the ultimate bale bed because of its feature-rich design, ruggedly built components, ease of operation and competitive pricing.
  Chisholm Trail Bale Beds are built to order in the USA by C5 MFG and are now available EXCLUSIVELY in Canada through us.

Unique Dump

The Chisholm Trail Bale Bed’s optional dump feature expands your capabilities to handle hay and dump materials from the comfort of your cab. There is no other unit on the market like it.

Independent Arm Action

Independent Arm Action

The Chisholm Trail Bale Bed uses squeeze cylinders rather than a phasing cylinder for better squeeze and maneuverability. You can move the arms separately or in tandem for easier bale retrieval when stacked end-to-end. This also helps loading into a ring feeder, even if you do not have a straight shot. Lift any size or shape effortlessly — round, square, wide or narrow. You can haul up to four 4’ rounds side-by-side with a dual wheel pickup. You can also squeeze a large 4’ by 8’ square bale end-to-end or from the side as well as grab small or misshapen items.

Free-Float Arm System

Free-Float Arm System

The free-float arm system allows you to unroll hay while maintaining full contact with the ground over rough terrain. This function helps to prevent skips and thick blankets of hay, allowing even distribution of feed and reducing waste.

Locking Valve System

Locking Valve System

Our unique locking valve stops arms from creeping out when carrying hay bales. Additionally, unlike other units on the market, our design significantly limits truck frame stress.

No Need to Jack Trailers

No Need to Jack Trailers

Chisholm Trail Bale Beds makes work easier and quicker in so many ways, especially hooking up your gooseneck trailer. Just raise the bed until the jack stand is off the ground, store the jack, lower the bed, and off you go. No more cranking!

Standard Features & Specifications

  • Electric-over-hydraulic heavy duty 4gpm power unit
  • 3″ sideboards
  • Hay Spinners
  • LED work lights that work on a switch in the cab
  • Standard 23′ tethered hand held control pendant
  • Heavy duty 2 x 4 x 3/16″ rounded bent tube headache rack with louvers for stylish good looks and the ultimate in safety
  • 2-5/16″ 30,000lb hitch ball recessed in the bed with door closure with 1″ rise
  • H-frame stabilizer system
  • 1/8” tread plate floor with component access doors – no door hinges! Access door for all working components under the bed including fluid fill to 1/8” tread plate.
  • Mud flaps
  • LED running lights throughout the bed and a pair of resistors to accommodate the low voltage lights (no flashing of lights due to computer error)
  • Arm range of 3’6″ to 9’6″
  • Arm lift capacity of 2,850lbs
  • 350amp fuse fuse block attached to truck frame
  • Positive dump bed lock down mechanism for use while handling hay
  • Grab handles on each side of the headache rack
  • D-ring tie downs on each side of the bed
  • Durable two part urethane paint for durability and shine


Licensed installation of Chisholm Trail Bale Beds is available, and is REQUIRED with the DUMP BED option. There will be NO sale or warranty on any bale bed if it is installed by an unlicensed installer. Installation costs vary and cost will be provided based on your truck and options.


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