Uncle.

I give up, Trixie; you win.

The first fart egg was funny. I sent it to school with Stepdaughter the Younger for show and tell, so her classmates could learn that eggs don’t out come perfectly uniform and clean in a carton; chickens are people, too, and sometimes accidents happen.

The second one was a warning: this could be for real. And this morning, first thing, came the third one, announcing that this issue isn’t going away anytime soon.

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Here they are, in order of lay, from left to right. Yes, I’ve kept them. What was I going to do…cook them? SELL them?!

Now, ya just gotta give it to her: look how unalike they are! It’s hard to believe these three fart eggs all came from the same butt. That is one highly creative butt, I think we can all agree.

So…there’s that.

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8 thoughts on “Uncle.

    • Maisie is our torpedo girl, and her breed sister, Coraline, lays spheres. Which of the two is the cleverer, do you think?!

      • Pullet bullets, first season eggs, are funny, had one that was the size of a quarter and a double yoker to boot! Came from the hen that usually lays jumbo eggs, barred rock, miss bardy! Hope she settles soon!

    • They are gorgeously blue on the inside of the egg, which is a bit of a shock, as all other eggs are white on the inside. The egg white and yolk are perfectly normal. Which is to say, glorious.

  1. Wow they are so different! Looks like 3 different hens doing it, but I believe you when you say it all came from one girl. That one girl is very artistic ;)

    • If you could hear how much she complains after laying those tiny little things…you’d think she was laying the Hope Diamond.

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