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What's a minimum number of trees for timber sale?

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From: Jeff Fullilove
Savoy, IL
I was wondering if there's a minimum number of trees a timber company generally likes to harvest in a timber sale. Do you have any general recommendations regarding a minimum number of trees to sell in a timber sale? Also, will pricing per tree generally be better (because I would potentially attract more timber companies) if I have more trees to sell rather than fewer? Is there a sweet spot regarding the number of trees to have in a timber sale? I have about 30ac of timber and just want to get a feel for how many trees I would need to sell. I realize many, many factors go into the final decision of how many and which trees to sell. I plan to work with a professional forester once I start seriously thinking about a timber sale. Thanks for taking the time to answer my question!

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