Saturday, August 29, 2009

Never seen this one before, hope it's new for you to.

Piggy! Piggy! Piggy!

After three crop failures in a row farmer Jones could not pay his loan at the bank. "Give me one more chance he pleaded. Don't take my farm, we'll be broke and homeless."

The bank manager comes up with an idea. "OK, one more chance but not with crops. No one fails at pig farming so we'll finance the purchase of five sows to start you off. Your neighbor down the road has a boar pig and you'll have to take your sows to him so the boar can service them. In a few months you should have a bunch of little piglets all ready for market.

Farmer Jones collects the five sows, loads them into his pickup truck, drives to his neighbor and unloads the five sows into the boar's pen. They then go back to the farm house and have a couple of beers.

When enough time has passed they go back to the boar's pen and load five happy sows into the pickup. Farmer Jones asks, "What if it didn't take?"

"That never happens with my boar," replies the neighbor.

"But how can I tell for sure?"

"Look, tomorrow morning observe your sows. If they're rolling in the mud, it took, if they're on the grass, call me."

The following morning farmer Jones observed his sows strolling on the grass. He calls his neighbor who instructs him to bring them back. He rounds them up, loads them into the pickup and drives to the boar's pen where the whole process is repeated.

Unlucky farmer Jones has to load them in the pickup and take them back four times. On the fifth morning he is so worried he can't look. He stalls for half an hour then asks his wife to look. "I hope they're not on the grass, dear."

"Well they're not," says his wife.

"Oh finally, then they're rolling in the mud!" exclaimed the farmer.

"No..."

"Well what are those fool sows doing?

"Well, four are trying to climb into the pickup and the fifth managed to climb into the cab and is trying to honk the horn!!!"


12 comments:

Granny on the Web said...

... and they say you can't train a dumb pig.

Well done.
Love Granny

Joe The Artist said...

Now that's a sight to think about.

Abraham Lincoln said...

That would made a good cartoon, Patty.

Thanks for your visit to my Pick a Peck of Pixels Blog and for your comment there about wearing long underwear. Pick a Peck of Pixels

Merle said...

Dear Patty ~~ I posted a similar one about sheep loading themselves into a truck and honking the horn. not too long ago.
Thanks for your comments about the pics of Peter and myself at different ages.
I am so very happy to hear that your eye is healing well, and already you
are seeing things better already.
Well done, my friend, but do be careful. Love, Merle.

mommanator said...

oh funny

Renie Burghardt said...

Haha, pigs knew where to go for a good time, didn't they? Too funny.

Have a good night, Patty.

renie

dyanna said...

A man was driving down the road in the country. He looked over and saw a baby pig in the field. He stopped and picked up the pig. He was driving around town with the pig in the car and a cop sees him and pulls him over.

Cop asks "Hey, What are you doing with that pig in the car?"

The driver says "Well, I just found the pig beside the road in the field."

The cop says" I want you to take that pig to the zoo!"

The driver agrees he will take the pig to the zoo.

The next day the cop sees the guy driving around again and pulls him over. "WHAT ARE YOU DOING?I THOUGHT I TOLD YOU TO TAKE THAT PIG TO THE ZOO!!"

He replied, "Well I did take the pig to the zoo. We had such a good time we are going to the ball game now."

Valerie said...

Very good. Absolutely not an ending I expected :-)

Margaret Cloud said...

I heard a similar one about sheep on Merle's post but you can just see them in the pickup wanting to go. Have a good Sunday.Good news about your eye.

Justin Narin said...

That is quite =an unexpected ending :) enjoyed it.


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Tomate Farcie said...

hahaha!! Still laughing!

Twisted Fencepost said...

I'd say the pigs are smarter than the farmer. Funny!