Weighing eggs...

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

  1. mountainbunny

    mountainbunny Songster

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

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    Buy an egg scale.
     
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  4. Shezadandy

    Shezadandy Songster

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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

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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 Songster

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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

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    Thanks for the replies!
     

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