Thursday

My First Wind Egg Ever!

      Aka, a fart egg (gross), a dwarf egg, a cock egg, or a luck egg. 

      A wind egg is itzy bitzy, even smaller than a pullet egg.  It looked like a quail snuck into the chicken coop and layed an egg.  I can not remember ever having one of these in all the years I've had chickens.  I haven't opened mine yet, but I understand that they have no yolk.  Evidently it is caused by a piece of reproductive tissue breaking away which stimulates egg production.  Cute little thing!


The egg collection today.




.....dr momi









25 comments:

Carolyn Renee said...

We've had two, maybe three of those in the six years we've had chickens. Never heard them called "fart" eggs though, funny!

Got any recipes that call for egg whites?

Mama Pea said...

Let us know what is in the egg when you crack it open, okay? We've had a few of them . . . no yoke. ;o)

Tina - Our Rustic Roots said...

Sometimes they have a tiny bit of yolk in them, so you might be surprised. :)

Rae said...

Aw! What a cute toot egg! I haven't gotten one yet, but I'm sure the ladies will surprise us one day. :)

Chatty Crone said...

Nice little fart there. sandie

TexWisGirl said...

well, except for the name, it is cute. :)

Nancy said...

I have never heard of that. I lived my whole life (except past 9 years) in WI and I can't believe I never heard of that. I would save that one (blow it out) for sure. Too cute!

Mary Ann said...

I have never heard them called that, but I have three out in the kitchen I have saved over the winter (in the fridge) I thought I would try to blow mine out for Easter!

Ronda said...

I wonder if the strange weather or the moon sign has anything to do with it. We had two today. How strange!!! I never knew it happened. Chris thinks all you need now is to see a cyclops and a cow on the roof and you will have completed your journey!

Lisa said...

The first thing I thought of when I read the caption was that you saw the egg come out as you were walking behind a chicken! Which actually happened to me earlier this week when I was shooing the chickens out of the barn.
My kids love those itty bitty eggs.

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Sharon said...

I just got one of those yesterday! I never heard the term fart egg though - funny! They're really cute!

Candy C. said...

I got one of those this year when my chickens first started laying! You are right, no yolk, just white. I'll have to remember the name for next time! LOL!!

Simply Scaife Family said...

Have to admit I have never heard it called that before; how funny.

Michaele said...

LOL. Now I know what to call them : )

Doc said...

Well you learn something new every day, I had never heard that before. Over the years my wife’s hens have deposited a number of odd one's as the peanut shaped one in my post dated 7/09/2010 titled "MeMas Ladies".

dr momi said...

Hey everyone....evidently the term "fart egg" is NOT what they are most commonly called, if no one has heard the term LOL! .....No rednecks in my followers :-) (I think I'll switch to the term "wind egg".)

Cindy@OldTimePickers said...

Oh...the things I learn from reading blogs! LOL!

Rae said...

LOL. Never heard one called that. Kinda cute though.

Sandi said...

Hehehehehe! We've had a few of these. They are cute. And no there is no yolk in them. Neat!

Sandi

Roxey Lucey said...

Nice fart egg. No, you can't change the name now. It fits perfect and it's fun to say since we weren't allowed to say fart when we were young!

judy said...

hi,cute egg,I have been to visit you yet but your blogs sound so interesting. I scrolled down a bit,congratulations on another grandson,and I can't wait to try those salmon patties,wish I had someone handy round ,my son brought home tons of walleye from "Lake of the Woods" all froze together ,thrown into the freezer,and even if I thawed them out ,I'm not sure I could fillet them,what a waste

dr momi said...

Judy....My husband thinks you could still fillet those fish after they are unthawed. I would unthaw them, then keep them very cold and then try to fillet them.

If you decide not to do it...do you have chickens? I'd cook them up for them! :-)

Thanks for checking out my blog!

MamaTea said...

Cute lil' egg. We've only had one of those in three years, and I didn't even know they had a name!

pattib said...

I hope it's not stinky when you open it!