Eggstra Small

I had a teensy surprise when I opened the lid to the laying box the other day.

I squeaked when I saw it.  We don’t have any hens that typically lay such small eggs, so I was surprised when I saw this itty-bitty nugget.

We average about 5 eggs a day and they are all usually the size of the one on the right.

Upon wondering if it was possible for the egg to be yokeless, I did a google search and discovered that not only is it possible, but they have a special-not-so-appetizing name for such eggs.  They are affectionately referred to as “fart” eggs and are perfectly edible.  I don’t think I could have ever predicted me using fart and edible in the same sentence, but there you have it.  And you-are-so-very-welcome for that useless tidbit.

Aren’t you glad you checked in today?!


Filed under Everything else, Natural Happenings, Petz on Parade

8 responses to “Eggstra Small

  1. Ma

    This is too funny! If Conrad loves his “turd” mom then a “fart” egg will send him over the edge! LOL! 🙂

    • Shockingly, I have not told the kids yet. I will in the morning. I am preparing myself for hearing “Hehe. Fart egg. Hehe.” repeatedly all day tomorrow. Should be fun!

  2. Donna Hettlage

    haha!! You just made me laugh today!

  3. Burr

    Well, did you eat it?

  4. Joan kellogg

    Dear Amy, I could have gone the rest of my life without knowing about fart eggs. Love you, Joan

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