SCALES

Quality scales with perches.---   Scales are invaluable to bird breeders. However, they are also very important in the home. They allow for keeping accurate records of a bird's weight on a regular basis. Knowing the "regular" weight is a key to keeping birds healthy. The early signs of illness in birds is weight loss in small and ongoing amounts. This kind of weight loss cannot be detected by just looking at a bird. Birds also hide illnesses until they become too weak to be able to continue to do so. In nature, the weak and/or sick birds are kicked out of the flock to keep predators away.  ---- With a scale, weight loss does not go unnoticed and illness can be spotted much sooner. Adult birds should be weighed at least twice a month and of course, young birds once or twice a week. Therefore, owning an avian scale is a great advantage to every bird owner. 
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    Avian Gram Scale-Sterling

    There are two way to monitor a bird's general health. One is by examining its droppings for irregularities, and the other is with frequent weighing. This compact gram scale is great for tracking the weight of smaller sized birds. Max amount of weight is 250 grams. No batteries required.

    Avian Gram Scale-Sterling Dimensions: Scale Plate 3.75" L x 3.5" W
     
    $9.49
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    Avian Scale

    "So how can you prevent energy deficiency in your pet birds?  The best way is to purchase your own scale, a scale that weighs in grams not ounces.  Not only is the scale the best way to monitor diet intake, it is also the most important tool to determine your birds health at home. This fully electronic scale has a hardwood "T" perch for easy weighing. 

    Avian Scale Dimensions: 7" length x 7" width x 7" height

    $49.99
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