Is THIS in your lease? (by Robin [WI]) Mar 12, 2018 2:25 PM|
Is THIS in your lease? (by NE [PA]) Mar 12, 2018 2:46 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Mar 12, 2018 3:14 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by RB [MI]) Mar 12, 2018 3:14 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by WMH [NC]) Mar 12, 2018 3:21 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Mike45 [NV]) Mar 12, 2018 3:25 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Ken [NY]) Mar 12, 2018 3:31 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by NE [PA]) Mar 12, 2018 3:40 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by RR78 [VA]) Mar 12, 2018 3:42 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by BillS [CO]) Mar 12, 2018 3:53 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Mar 12, 2018 4:09 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Deanna [TX]) Mar 12, 2018 6:25 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by AllyM [NJ]) Mar 12, 2018 7:11 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Wilma [PA]) Mar 13, 2018 11:34 AM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Tom [FL]) Mar 13, 2018 12:13 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Deanna [TX]) Mar 13, 2018 12:45 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Mar 13, 2018 10:30 PM
Is THIS in your lease? (by Robin [WI]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 2:25 PM
After speaking to the current LL of a prospect, I realized that I don't have anything in my lease regarding the butchering and hanging of small game in the basement. Do you? Brad20K, I'm especially interested in your response. :)
Is THIS in your lease? (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 2:46 PM
The past president of our assoc recently had 2 middle eastern tenants prepare to butcher sheep at his unit. He took them to his garage so they could do it.
Im assuming they game birds they are cleaning? I personally wouldn't worry about this as long as it was cleaned up. Kind of along the same lines as cleaning fish that they caught.
I wouldn't be too keen on them butchering a deer in the living room. --50.107.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:14 PM
Hhehehehe reminds me of a house that was going thru foreclosure for years back in 2009 and the previous owners left a goat caucus dangling from the top window lead up to the attic.
Took a while for anyone to "bite" on that investment opportunity --24.101.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by RB [MI]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:14 PM
Davy Crockett ? --47.35.xx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:21 PM
Just as I tell people who want puppies: BUY YOUR OWN HOUSE for that. --50.82.xxx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Mike45 [NV]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:25 PM
Nothing in my lease forbids dressing game in the unit.
I had a tenant who raised rabbits, chickens and other small livestock. (No pigs, not goats, no sheep.) I just assumed that he would slaughter and dress the animals he was selling as well as the ones he was eating. I do not know if he was doing it indoors or outside, but his wife kept the home spotless, and as long as he cleaned up, both inside and outside, I was fine with it.
I am not a vegetarian, and meat comes off of animals.
Is THIS in your lease? (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:31 PM
I grew up on a farm and we butchered most of the meat we ate but always outside,I wouldn't want them doing it in the basement.I don't have anything in my lease specifically about that,i would have throught it was common sense.I did have a tenant in the city who I discovered had chickens in the basement,i told him to get them out of the house and he did --72.231.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by NE [PA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:40 PM
I also raise and butcher animals at my house. My old electrician and I skinned and quartered a deer in the driveway of one of the houses. Ladder racks on a work van double as good hoists.
I'd probably just fall back on a general cleanliness clause for the butchering of game animals if it becomes a problem and fall back to pet clauses on animals raised for meat.
Personally, I'd have a bigger problem with them raisind animals for meat than butchering small game harvested from the woods. Less mess with the latter. --50.107.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by RR78 [VA]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:42 PM
Yes, I would consider it more common sense. Or not something that is likely to happen.
You could add pages to your lease listing the things you are not allowed to butcher and kill in your basement or rest of the house. --73.152.xx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by BillS [CO]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 3:53 PM
If done properly in small quantities, how would you ever know about it. Then I remembered the post further down about stupid people. I think the health department regulations would be my answer to address the stupid. --73.34.xxx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 4:09 PM
Everyone I know does their butchering outdoors. At least until it is time to wrap.
If you want that tenant, have them sign an addendum that they will not butcher inside the house --174.216.x.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 6:25 PM
Someone who knows what they're doing shouldn't have any problems. A local homesteader processed a sheep for me the other week ago. He killed it at his place; then put it in his truck and drove it over to another guy's place, where he could make use of a giant tripod-shaped hoist-and-gambrel used for deer/hogs/etc. It took less than an hour to turn it from a dead sheep into a skinned/cleaned carcass that now needed to hang for a few days until it was ready to be further processed.
I've butchered buns in the backyard. It takes about 20-30 minutes each, because I'm not very good at it. I'm always worried about the little kid next door looking over the 6-foot privacy fence at just the wrong moment. :) But as long as you have your shears, knife, bucket, plastic bag, and a glass dish or something-- it's not particularly messy or noxious. Unlike, say, my tenants, who don't have any problems with cleaning their fish and then tossing the scraps all over the yard. Not that fish doesn't make an awesome natural fertilizer... but there's a polite way to compost and an impolite way to compost. ;) --96.46.xxx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Mar 12, 2018 7:11 PM
Oy! Well, I went to a local dollar store and there was a worker in there named Ahmed. So I talked to Ahmed a little and found out he was from one of the African countries that have a Middle Eastern flavor. It was near Christmas and I was buying some holiday stuff. So Ahmed, I said, what do you do for fun on your holidays. He said smiling "we kill sheep". Little boys start learning to slit the throats of sheep very young. So I asked him what people do if they can't slit the throat of a sheep and he said that people can buy meat from a store. And then he smiled and said "I kill sheep." Did you wonder why it was so easy for the folks over there to cut someone's head off? They practice on sheep from very young. --69.141.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Wilma [PA]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2018 11:34 AM
I've got a tenant in a sfh who is an hunter. He does prep small game in the garage. When I was due to come for a scheduled maintenance visit, he warned me that he'd had a minor "spill" in the garage, for which he'd used some sort of absorbent material which needed to let it sit another 24 hours before removal.
There was about a dinner-plate sized area for the spill. When I returned a few days later for something different that needed to be done, everything was cleaned up. Actually, the old stain from a long-ago transmission leak was uglier, anyway. --71.175.xxx.xxx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Tom [FL]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2018 12:13 PM
Deanna of TX, Whose buns are you processing in the back yard?????
People got to eat. In some cultures cats are fair game. In other cultures Iguanas are fair game. --99.56.xx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by Deanna [TX]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2018 12:45 PM
@Tom... mine. :)
I plan to get out of them sometime this year. DH was very kind and let me get it out of my system. It's about the only kind of livestock we can get away with in our town-- I would much prefer to have gone with chickens-and-eggs. :) But whereas I could (theoretically) have kept a dozen cooped chickens in my old metropolis (7 million in the greater area), I can't keep a single chicken in the city limits of my current rural town of 3,000. :)
So I've been raising rabbits instead, and was contemplating getting into bees, but didn't want to stretch DH's patience that thin. :P We recently picked up a few acres just outside of town from a tax sale, but I'd be nervous about putting livestock on it, because (a) the coyotes, and (b) the mountain lions, and (c) the 120* temps. It needs a bit more infrastructure to handle those problems. So right now, I'm just focusing on getting the mesquite cleared. --96.46.xxx.xx
Is THIS in your lease? (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Mar 13, 2018 10:30 PM
I DID have a problem years ago when Mexicans first started flooding into town. My residents worked at the meat packing plant a few blocks away and ran their own butcher biz for their friends in back yard. Thankfully it had a good privacy fence.
Neighbors told me after my crew moved out.
Another, Small house on a very busy corner Walgreens, Dairy Queen, Captain Dís on the other 3 corners). More Mexican meat packers. Chopped the head off a turkey and had it hanging feet up to drain from a tree limb in the yard. The wings had flopped down, about 6 foot wingspan, gently turning in the breeze like a giant feathered windchime!
I just HAPPENED to see it at the right time and got them to take it down.
I was Scoutmaster at the time and asked them to save some of the giant feathers for me. I used those feathers for several years.
Lease? Um...clean up the guts?