A collection of the weirdest eggs around. We can find a lot of oddities and abnormalities in the animal kingdom: here’s a list that you should know well before you think you’ve ended up in some sci-fi movie.
We can find a lot of oddities and abnormalities in the animal kingdom: here’s a list that you should know well before you think you’ve ended up in some sci-fi movie.
This is likely caused by a hen trying to pass her soft-shelled egg and, in the process, the end portion of the egg got stuck and remained inside of the vent.
These eggs, unlike the shell-less eggs, in fact have a shell that contains yolk and albumen, but it is soft. It can occur in very old or very young hens. It can also happen when a hen is stressed or has a calcium or vitamin D deficiency.
These small speckles can be caused by an excess of calcium. They also depend on the size and structure of the animal.
Soft-shelled odd-shaped eggs: it can occur when there’s some sort of abnormal disturbance in the egg forming process.
There are three breeds that lay blue eggs: Ameraucanas, Araucanas and Cream Legbars. Green egg-layers are created by cross breeding a blue-egg-laying breed and a brown-egg-laying breed.
Lovingly referred to as fart eggs, rooster eggs or fairy eggs, very small eggs typically are missing the yolk.
It occurs when a hen releases a second egg into the oviduct before the first egg has completed the laying process.
This is a rare thing and is an oddity when it comes to eggs that are not intended to be eaten. It is impossible for more than one chick to develop within a single egg.
“Wrinkled” eggs are more commonly seen in older hens suffering from airborne disease.
According to Florida University research, contributing factors to this condition include stress and old age.
A British woman sold a round egg for over $600: if you find it you could get rich.