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Farmer Giles (Posted on 2014-10-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
“ How many livestock have you Farmer Giles?”
“All cows but four” he replied.
“All bulls but four” he also replied.
“Have you any horses?”
“I have as many horses as cattle, not counting the chickens!”
“Have you many chickens?”
"I'm not sure how many chickens I have."
How many livestock did Farmer Giles have?

The above text was copied verbatim from “Mensa puzzle book II” (by Carter and Russel).
While the book provides a solution to this dialog, another valid solution was somehow not quoted.

Please find both.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Ady TZIDON    
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Some Thoughts re(2): solutions | Comment 3 of 4 |
(In reply to re: solutions by Dej Mar)

And I think nothing but 4 pigs would count, or any other type animal not mentioned in the puzzle.
  Posted by Charlie on 2014-10-22 07:45:10

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