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Butch the Rooster!!


Larry

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> > > Butch the Rooster what happened???

> > >

> > > John, the farmer, was in the fertilized egg business. He had

> > > several hundred young layers, (hens called pullets) and eight to

> > > ten roosters, whose job was to make sure the eggs were fertile.

> > > 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, 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 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 attention?

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