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Have you been experiencing an 'availability'  shortage of Hardwood / Softwood roundwood in the South West after the prolonged wet weather?


Anyone know of any independent cutters in Devon and Cornwall who may have timber available roadside?


Any posts much appreciated.

Edited by arboriculturist

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All the largest national harvesting companies still seem to have a backlog of orders they were unable to fill when the months of wet weather were with us.

They were unable to extract the timber from sites or get lorries in to load out.

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I think it's the same everywhere, it's slightly better now but it's been a struggle to buy wood this year unless you were willing to pay very high prices which were being charged for a while. 

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My mini forwarder arrives in a couple of weeks. It should be able to deal with much wetter ground than normal, full size machines. If anyone is having difficulty getting timber out, get in touch :D

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