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5 acres scots pine and douglas fir..log or sell?

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Hi,

 

I currently have 5 acres of woodland containing Douglas Fir and Scots pine.

 

I am looking for a little advice about what to do with it.

 

I recon there are around 350 - 400 trees, between 40-50ft tall and all dead straight.

 

I have the option of logging it and seasoning it for next year and using the dead ones this year,

 

or..

 

Selling to a saw mill which can make it into boards, utility poles etc

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks

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Stubby on here is your neck of the woods, get in touch with him, he knows his stuff

 

 

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Depending on the size Douglas is high value timber last august it was 68 ton roadside and up to about 24 inch Scots even as shavings it's minimum of 21.

 

Would check exact market value with the likes of tilhill or euroforest before making a decision.

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