John the Farmer

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  1. RJ_Hythloday

    RJ_Hythloday Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 27, 2008
    Read this on another forum, had to share it here.

    John, the farmer, was in the fertilized egg business. He had several
    hundred young layers (hens), called "pullets" and eight or ten
    roosters, whose job was to fertilize the eggs. The farmer kept records
    and any rooster that didn't perform went into the soup pot and was
    replaced. That took an awful lot of his time so he bought a set of
    tiny bells and attached them to his roosters. Each bell had a
    different tone so John could tell from a distance, which rooster was
    performing. Now he could sit on the porch and fill out an efficiency
    report simply by listening to the bells.

    The farmer's favorite rooster
    was old Butch, and a very fine specimen he was, too. But on this
    particular morning John noticed old Butch's bell hadn't rung at
    all! John went to investigate. The other roosters were
    chasing pullets, bells-a- ringing. The pullets, hearing the roosters
    coming, would run for cover. But to Farmer John's amazement,
    Butch had his bell in his beak, so it couldn't ring. He'd sneak up on
    a pullet, do his job and walk on to the next one. John was so proud of
    Butch, he entered him in the Boone County Fair and Butch became an
    overnight sensation among the judges. The result... The judges not
    only awarded Butch the No Bell Piece Prize but they also awarded him
    the Pulletsurprise as well. Clearly Butch was a politician in the
    making: who else but a politician could figure out how to win two of
    the most highly coveted awards on our planet by being the best at
    sneaking up on the populace and screwing them when they weren't paying
  2. chickencoop31320

    chickencoop31320 Have bator, will hatch

    Sep 24, 2008
    Southeast Georgia
    I hope the moderators don't take this post... LOL too funny [​IMG]

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