Weighing hatching eggs

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by beesong, May 9, 2011.

  1. beesong

    beesong Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would like to monitor the humidity/air sac growth by the weight method. The only scales I've found that read in grams (kitchen and postage scales) only read in 1 gram increments. I'm pretty sure folks must use scales that read to a more detailed point. Can anyone who is doing this successfully recommend a particular scale that they've found does the job for them?
     
  2. BawGock

    BawGock Chillin' With My Peeps

    700
    0
    139
    Jan 21, 2009
    Idaho Panhandle, USA
    Hi Beesong,
    I would check out Amazon.com.
    I bought a digital kitchen scale that weighs in ounces and grams.
    Check it out,
    Carolyn
     
  3. beesong

    beesong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Carolyn, does yours read in 1 gram increments or smaller ones (like 1/10 gram)?
     
  4. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

    2,115
    31
    171
    Sep 10, 2010
    Quailtropolis
    [​IMG]

    acculab v-333, capacity 300g readability .1g

    We weighed our last batch of eggs to see how much weight they lost before lockdown. worthy experiment.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  5. beesong

    beesong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Very helpful -- thank you.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by