Kenny the rooster cost a lot of money, but the farmer
decides he'd be worth it. So, he buys Kenny.
The farmer takes Kenny home and sets him down in the
barnyard, first, giving the rooster a pep talk.
"I want you to pace yourself now. You've got a lot of
chickens to service here, and you cost me a lot of money.
Consequently, I'll need you to do a good job. So, take
your time and have some fun," the farmer said, with
Kenny seemed to understand, so the farmer pointed toward
the Hen house and Kenny took off like a shot. WHAM!-
Kenny nails every hen in the hen house- three or four
times, and the farmer is really shocked.
After that the farmer hears a commotion in the duck
pen, sure enough, Kenny is in there.
Later, the farmer sees Kenny after a flock of geese,
down by the lake. Once again - WHAM! He gets all the
By sunset he sees Kenny out in the fields chasing quail
and pheasants. The farmer is distraught and worried
that his expensive rooster won't even last 24 hours.
Sure enough, the farmer goes to bed and wakes up the
next day,to find Kenny on his back, stone cold in the
middle of the yard, vultures are circling overhead.
The farmer, saddened by the loss of such a colourful
and expensive animal, shakes his head and says, "Oh,
Kenny, I told you to pace yourself. I tried to get you
to slow down, now look what you've done to yourself."
Kenny opens one eye, nods toward the vultures circling
in the sky and says, "Shhh, they're getting closer".