If you’re a backyard chicken owner, you will probably find a weird egg or to in your coop eventually.

Every day (yes, literally every day), I get an email from a fan who asks me why they got a weird-looking egg in their coop. 

So, I decided to do a podcast about WHY chickens lay weird eggs and what you can do about it. 

Chickens lay odd looking eggs for a variety of reasons, so in this episode we look at the reasons your hens can lay the occasional funky egg, and we touch on the 5 most common bizarre-looking eggs I get asked about.

You’ll get tested and proven strategies to help your flock when they start laying weird eggs! 

You’ll learn:

  • The top 5 eggs I get asked about
  • The 1 underlying factor that contributes to most funky eggs
  • Why you need to pay special attention to diet
  • Why I don’t usually worry when my flock gives me a weird egg

Links we discuss:

Manna Pro Poultry

Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock

10 Abnormal Chicken Eggs & What You Need To Know

Where to buy a chicken multivitamin

How to make your own Homemade Organic chicken feed

385x470 Organic Ad Frugal Chicken

I’d like to hear from you!

Have you ever gotten an odd egg in your coop? What did it look like? Leave a comment below!


Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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