It's about one-forty-five-thousandth as heavy as a Cow.
In other words, the weight of a Cow is 45,000 times 230 grains.(for Holstein, a.k.a. Holstein Friesian, a.k.a. Friesian, Bos primigenius) (adult, heifer)
A mature Holstein cow (the well-known black-and-white, spotted breed of cow) typically weighs 10,000,000 grains. President William Howard Taft (1909 - 1913) kept a Holstein cow named Pauline Wayne on the White House grounds — a gift from a Wisconsin senator and the source of the First Family's milk.
It's about 50,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.0000200 times 230 grains.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0046 grains. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about one-one-hundred-thousandth as heavy as a Car.
In other words, 230 grains is 0.0000090220 times the weight of a Car, and the weight of a Car is 110,800 times that amount.(for 2009 Ford Taurus; automatic transmission; curb weight)
A 2009 Ford Taurus weighs 25,490,000 grains. The first mass-produced car, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — introduced in 1901 — weighed just 5,957,000 grains.
It's about one-one-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Giraffe.
In other words, 230 grains is 0.000007720 times the weight of a Giraffe, and the weight of a Giraffe is 130,000 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) (adult, male, maximum of range)
An adult, male giraffe can weigh up to 29,800,000 grains. Reaching 5.5 m (18 ft) in height by adulthood, giraffe calves can grow as much as 3 cm (1 in) per day.
It's about one-one-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Rhinoceros.
In other words, the weight of a Rhinoceros is 140,000 times 230 grains.(for Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis) (Adult, male)
An adult black rhinoceros weighs between 32,000,000 grains. Rhinoceros are extremely aggressive — nearly one of every two males will die as a result of fighting with other rhinoceros.
It's about one-two-hundred-thousandth as heavy as The Tongue of a Blue Whale.
In other words, 230 grains is 0.00000550 times the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Tongue of a Blue Whale is 180,000 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
The tongue of a Blue Whale can weigh up to 42,000,000 grains. Despite their tremendous size, blue whales feed almost exclusively on tiny crustaceans called krill and cannot swallow anything much larger than a beach ball.
It's about one-two-hundred-fifty-thousandth as heavy as a Hippopotamus.
In other words, 230 grains is 0.000003970 times the weight of a Hippopotamus, and the weight of a Hippopotamus is 252,000 times that amount.(Hippopotamus amphibius) (adult, male)
The average weight of an adult male hippopotamus ranges from 57,900,000 grains. Appearances to the contrary, adult hippos cannot swim or float in water; they actually move by leaping and walking across lake bottoms at about 8 kph (5 mph).