For Trade: 1 Moose 4 10 Chickens

| 11/3/2012 7:26:30 PM

Tags: moose, Utah moose, roosters don't lay eggs, Diane Donovan,

An article in today's newspaper pointed out that apparently (and surprisingly) Utah (the state of) is suffering from an overabundance of moose.

Silly me: I pictured the entire state as a kind of desert with a few amazing rock formation parks called Bryce and Zion - with surely nothing much 'extra' to trade. But apparently, faced with a sudden plethora of moose, Utah opted to put out the word about a possible trade opportunity involving said largess.

Myself, I have 10 chickens up for grabs.

Actually, they live nextdoor.

Specifically, we're talkin' ALL ROOSTERS: a fact that my urban-transplant neighbor only discovered when, after a year of incessant crowing, eggs were NOT forthcoming.

Utah, MY offer is 'catch 'n carry'. Might I presume the same could be said of your Utah Moose Exchange Program?

11/5/2012 10:54:50 PM

Diane, you made me belly laugh. A moose in the back 40? I sure would get the neighbors to do a double take on what they thought they saw. And the all roosters? Really? How could that possibly happen unless someone was playing a joke. I can't believe there isn't continuous fighting going on with that many roosters in one place. I think if I was your neighbor, I would have had chicken soup for the neighborhood long before a year went by. Have a great earplugs day.

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