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Weighing eggs...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mountainbunny, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. mountainbunny

    mountainbunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is probably a really stupid question, but what is the best/easiest way to weigh eggs?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Buy an egg scale.
     
  3. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on whether you need a licensed scale- we do for other things, so we just use it. Though I do like my egg scale too!
     
  5. mountainbunny

    mountainbunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't need it to be licensed. I knew this was a stupid question because I've never even seen an egg scale. I'm guessing I can get one at a feed store? I'm just curious about how much my eggs weigh. Not really wanting to spend much money since it's just for curiosities sake.
     
  6. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe poke around ebay? We have to have a licensed scale and pay $39/year to for the privilege for selling produce- the cheapest one was around $100 that fit the state's definition.

    Never know what you might find on ebay or your local farm store bulletin board though!

    This is a funky one- either people love it or hate it.

    http://www.strombergschickens.com/p...-More?s=GSHP&gclid=CM_Y6c-w0NICFRBxfgod6goHPQ
     
  7. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Just get a kitchen scale... they're meant to weigh even small amounts for cooking, baking, etc, and work great...
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Ditto Dat^^^

    Have a digital that reads in grams, ounces, and lbs/oz.
    Use a bottle cap to keep egg from rolling, then tare scale, then weigh egg.
    Easy peasy.

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  9. mountainbunny

    mountainbunny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the replies!
     

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