Price for Brush hogging?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by 4 seasons lawn&land, May 15, 2008.

  1. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,599

    how much an hour do you get for brush hogging? More or less than mowing?
     
  2. larryinalabama

    larryinalabama LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 17,368

    60$ per hour 2 hour minimum and Im thinking of going a little higher
     
  3. most of the time I will charge $25.00 per acre.
     
  4. Bennett scape

    Bennett scape LawnSite Member
    Posts: 201

    I agree with larryinalabama that is about right maybe a little higher JB1 how do you make ends meet?
     
  5. johnnybravo8802

    johnnybravo8802 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Ga.
    Posts: 2,313

    It's called bushhogging-$45/hr. with a 4 hr. minimum. It's a lot of work to lug a 5,000 lb. tractor to a job. That's why I do a 4 hr. minimum. I had people tell me this when I first started and now I understand why.:dizzy:
     
  6. 1cooltreeguy

    1cooltreeguy LawnSite Senior Member
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    WOW - that is really low....$65-$70 an hour - Fuel will take all your $25 per hour proffits...:confused:
     
  7. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,599

    except i use my Z turn with the deck up...lol
     
  8. johnnybravo8802

    johnnybravo8802 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Ga.
    Posts: 2,313

    You won't use your Z turn on 4 yr. growth.:hammerhead:
     
  9. ropinghorns

    ropinghorns LawnSite Member
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    60$ per hour with a 60 hp tractor and 6 ft mower.
     
  10. ropinghorns

    ropinghorns LawnSite Member
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    $95 with a 15 ft batwing, same 60 hp tractor.
     

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