These small eggs are called wind eggs

Mandie Vertigan's collection of tiny 'wind eggs' - GYM letters

Mandie Vertigan's collection of tiny 'wind eggs' - GYM letters - Credit: Archant

Lovely article on Nick’s smallest hens egg... wind eggs as we call them.

They are laid at the beginning and end of hens laying. I have collected loads over the years of chicken keeping and are so tiny. One I had was smaller than the nail on my little finger.

Here is a picture of some of them. The eggs with them are bantam eggs which are small too, about half size of average egg.

I have chicken page on Facebook if anyone else wants to compare their wind eggs.

Mandie Vertigan

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