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Special Awards

This is a discussion on Special Awards within the The Outback Terrace Bar forums, part of the Land Plants category; Butch the Rooster John the farmer was in the fertilized egg business. He had several ...

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    Butch the Rooster

    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.

    Watching the birds 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 one 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 Renfrew 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.

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    Aha! That explains some things! I love jokes!
    Thanks Steve!

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