The 52-year-old was so excited with his find that he risked breaking it by carrying in his pocket when he went to show it off to friends at a local pub.
'After I found it I had a quick look online then I took it to the pub,' said the former oil rig caterer.

'My friends said I should get in touch with the Guinness Book of Records.'
The egg, which is the size of a 20p coin, was discovered sitting alongside three normal eggs at Mr Rae's establishment at two century old Walwick Farm.