Daily Joke: A Retiring Farmer Was Trying to Sell His Animals
A farmer who was retiring needed to sell his produce, so he started by getting rid of his farm animals. In other to achieve this, he visited every house in his neighbourhood, offering them some farm animal; he had a queer method of determining which animal to give to each household.
A retiring farmer was getting rid of his farm animals, as he needed to clear out his produce. To do this, he set out going to every house in the town where he lived, offering them either a horse or a chicken.
African America farmer with a chicken | Photo: Getty Images
He continued this way until he got to the very end of the street. To the household where the man was the boss, he gave a horse, and to the household where the woman was the boss, he gave a chicken.
To determine who the boss was between the man and the woman, the farmer devised a strange tactic.
A man shelters under trees with his horses during a heavy rain shower | Photo: Getty Images
On reaching there, he saw a couple outside attending to their garden. The farmer walked up to them and asked them who the boss among them was. The man quickly replied that he was.
The farmer then proceeded and told the man that he had a black horse and a brown horse and asked him which of the horses he would like to have.
A man holds onto a shire horse foal during 153rd Ryedale Country Show | Photo: Getty Images
After ruminating over the question for a while, the man told the farmer that he would like to have the black one. Immediately he said that his wife cut in and said: “No, no, no, get the brown one,” asking her husband to choose the other horse.
Hearing what the man’s wife had just said, the farmer quickly handed her the chicken and went on his way. That was a great tactic by the farmer. He sure knew who the real boss was.