Model 8261 Trailers

8261 Semi Livestock Trailer

Double the efficiency of your livestock operation with the Featherlite stock trailer Model 8261! The semi stock trailer Model 8261 is 8’6” wide with a length of 53’. Livestock are loaded through a roll up rear door. Popular options include a rear ramp, winter enclosure kit and sprinkler system. Take advantage of double-deck hauling today!



  • Length of 53'

  • 8'6" wide

  • Aluminum treadplate floor

  • Roll up rear door

  • Aluminum subframe with 10'1" spread axle

Specs & Features

Model 8261
Hitch Type Semi
Trailer Width 8′ 6″
Trailer Length 53′
Inside Height 9′ 6″
Air Spacing Aluminum side panels with double deck air spacing; Other options, like a winter enclosure kit, are available
Floor .125 aluminum treadplate floor
Axles Two 20,000# axles with air ride suspension
Center Gate Eight full swing center gates with slam latches (4 on each level)
Escape Doors Split escape door with panels to match sides and fold down step cleats to reach door
Rear Doors Roll up rear door
Dressing Room None
Tire/Rim Eight 22.5″ hub piloted 10-hole steel wheels with 255/70R22.5 Load Range H tires; Goodyear tires standard
Coupler Air ride suspension; King pin coupler set at 30″
Exterior Aluminum side panels and subframe with 10’1″ axle spread and semi roof rail
Exterior Lighting LED clearance lights (Qty: 16); LED stop/turn lights (Qty: 4); Pair of LED back up load lights and LED center turn lights (Qty: 2)
Interior Lighting Ten dome lights and 1 switch for dome lights
Crossmembers 1 x 2.5 aluminum posts on 17″ centers; 4″ extruded aluminum crossmembers on 12″ centers; Double deck rail set at 53″ inside with 4″ aluminum crossmembers on 12″ centers
Other Spare tire carrier; Drop leg with pin (aluminum telescopic tube); Rubber dock bumper; Front crowd gate; Mud flaps; ICC bumper; Record holder; Four front vents; Three exterior handles
Weight 14,500#
Warranty 10-year limited structural warranty; 1-year hitch-to-bumper warranty. Transferable warranty** available on qualified trailers. See warranty page or dealer for more info.


Select options shown. See dealer for more options.

  • Popular Options

    • Additional Center Gates

      Additional center gates are optional depending on your sorting and hauling needs.

    • Axle & Tire Upgrades

      Various axle and tire/rim upgrades are available depending on your trailering preferences.

    • Sprinkler System

      To help with cooling livestock, especially hogs, a sprinkler system is optional.

    • Step

      A convenient step can be added for easier access inside your trailer and for checking on livestock. A grab handle is also optional.

    • Storage Box

      Conveniently store gear in storage boxes under the trailer.

    • Winter Enclosure Kit

      The optional winter enclosure kit will help control air flow during the winter months.

Floor Plans

Popular Floor Plans Shown

  • Model 8261 Stock Trailer

    Model 8261 Stock Trailer

Featherlite reserves the right to change or alter these specifications without notice. Dimensions shown are approximate and may vary. Standard features vary by model. Some trailers shown with optional equipment. See a Featherlite dealer for most up-to-date specifications and options.