Tiny egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Nature Gurl, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Nature Gurl

    Nature Gurl Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 2, 2013
    Vancouver Island


    Yesterday I found the tiniest egg ever! These are the 2 eggs i got in the morning! They are bantam birds but this egg is about the size of an olive. I enjoyed a bit of a chuckle and asked my girls who was responsible for this little egg. None of them owned up to it but I'm pretty sure they were all laughing about it as I walked back to the house. Anybody else get teeny little eggs like this? My dog seems curious about it to!
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    It's a "fart" egg. AKA an "oops" egg. I got even smaller ones from my standard breed hens. Very funny! And nothing to worry about. Hens get a little hiccough in their systems once in awhile and then you see things like this. I used to ask my hens who laid it too and they'd all look at me like "What? That's not my one! That big egg there was my one!"
  3. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 19, 2010
    Calvert County MD
    i got one of those today but mine was pointier >>[​IMG]
  4. DLS

    DLS Chillin' With My Peeps

    We always calld them wind eggs. Cool things I think

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