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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-27-2012, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
 
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Got my scale today YAY

I have be waiting anxiously(sp) for my scale. I have checked my mailbox everyday which I never do, and today it finally came. So of course I had to weigh all my birds even though some of them didn't want to cooperate.
The tiels weigh in at:
Serena 97g
Sheldon 84g
Sprocket 84g
Neveen 86g
Nero 91g
Devina 86g
Tsunami 100g
Oliver 85g
Orchid 121g she's alittle plump
Then I weighed my doves and it suprised me how much they weighed in at.
Maggie 123g
Joesph 155g
Molly 170g
Maddie 153g
Gwen 152g
Arthur 162g
Then the bigger birds:
Bean GC 64g
Jude GC 77g I can't believe he let me weigh him
Azreal IRN 129g
Hannah Senegal 125g
Niko CAG 558g he"s alittle fat

So now I have to wait for their second weigh in to compare

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It's good it finally came. It's takes a little while for them to get the hang of weighing, at first mine all think I'm nuts .
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It's good it finally came. It's takes a little while for them to get the hang of weighing, at first mine all think I'm nuts .
I know, they were definatly look at me with the are you loco look on their faces.

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lol, I know that look well .
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When I weigh birds that really don't wanna be I use a travel cage tare it out and pop them in the cage.
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hehe where did you get the scale?

i need to see if ice is a little plump
she eats like a macaw


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I use a postal scale, I just can't weigh anyone over 3 pounds. What scale are using Jessica E?
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I bought a Neewer diet/ postal scale off of amazon. It measures up to 6lbs I think, and u can swicth between oz,g, and lbs. I really like it. I am going to make a perch for on it to make it easier to weigh them. They seem to not like the slippy surface of it though.

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I just use a kitchen scale for like $20.. it also weighs to 6 lbs.. and as stated above I use a travel cage a zero it out.
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ok thanks guys

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I got mine at wal-mart for about $20.00
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Mine was $8.49 on amazon and .50 to ship it.

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Really,
Yeah I was excited when I found it.

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I got mine off ebay and paid around $10. I weigh Maxx every month and he is always 65 or 66 grams.

I put a bowl with some hemp seed in it, and tare it down to zero. Maxx never has a problem standing there, munching away.

GCC's should be between 60-80 grams. Maxx is defiantly on the small size, and he eats like a pig all day long.




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Interesting to see the difference in cockatiels huh! I really want scales with perches on them... like the t-perch ones? I have a block perch ones for my raptors, and the block comes off so I use the flat surface to weigh the conures

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Interesting to see the difference in cockatiels huh!
I know my girls outweigh the boys. It funny because the ones I thought would be heavy are not.

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