It's about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Horse.
In other words, the weight of a Horse is 6,700 times 974 grains.(Equus ferus caballus) (Arabian, adult)
n Arabian riding horse (or similar breed) weighs between 6,500,000 grains. During races, horses must carry jockeys and their equipment, which in the Kentucky Derby, for example, can weigh up to 840,000 grains.
It's about one-seven-thousandth as heavy as a Grand Piano.
In other words, 974 grains is 0.00014 times the weight of a Grand Piano, and the weight of a Grand Piano is 7,100 times that amount.(for Steinway & Sons, Model D Concert Grand Piano)
A Grand Piano, of the kind used for concert performances in large music halls, weighs 6,900,000 grains. Well-made pianos such as this may last 75 to 100 years.
It's about one-eight-thousandth as heavy as a Polar Bear.
In other words, 974 grains is 0.000122 times the weight of a Polar Bear, and the weight of a Polar Bear is 8,200 times that amount.(Ursus maritimus) (adult, male)
An adult, male polar bear weighs between 7,960,000 grains. Polar bears are so heavily insulated by their 9.9 cm (3.9 in) layer of blubber that they are often difficult to detect using infrared photography sensors.
It's about one-eight-thousand-five-hundredth as heavy as a Grizzly Bear.
In other words, 974 grains is 0.000121 times the weight of a Grizzly Bear, and the weight of a Grizzly Bear is 8,260 times that amount.(a.k.a. brown bear, a.k.a. silver bear, Ursus arctos horribilis) (Adult, male, coastal area population average)
An adult, male grizzly bear from a coastal area (where food is plentiful) can weigh up to 8,040,000 grains. In spite of their tremendous size, grizzly bears can run at speeds of up to 55 kph (34 mph).
It's about one-ten-thousandth as heavy as a Cow.
In other words, the weight of a Cow is 11,000 times 974 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 15,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000710 times 974 grains.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.068 grains. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 15,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 974 grains is 17,300 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00005780 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.0562 grains. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 31,000,000 grains of sesame seeds each day.