It's about as heavy as a Reindeer
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, the weight of a Panda Bear is 0.910 times 5,840 ounces.(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 5,300 ounces. Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 230 ounces of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.
It's about four-fifths as heavy as The Heart of a Blue Whale
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.830 times the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale, and the weight of The Heart of a Blue Whale is 1.20 times that amount.(Balaenoptera musculus) (adult)
(for a 2014 specimen)
The heart of a blue whale weighs about 7,100 ounces. These hearts pump an estimated 7,100 L (1,875 gal) of blood through the whale's massive body.
It's about seven-tenths as heavy as a cubic meter of Snow
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 0.720 times the weight of a cubic meter of Snow, and the weight of a cubic meter of Snow is 1.40 times that amount.(Freshly fallen, standard conditions; measurements taken in Norway, 1965-68)
One cubic meter of freshly fallen snow under standard conditions weighs an average of 8,100 ounces. Assembled in 2008, the world record largest snowman was constructed of 210,000,000 ounces of snow and stood 37.21 m (122.1 ft) tall.
It's about two-thirds as heavy as a Pig
In other words, the weight of a Pig is 1.50 times 5,840 ounces.(Domestic pig, Sus scrofa domesticus, a.k.a. S. domesticus) (adult)
Domestic pigs weigh between 8,800 ounces. The titular character "Babe the pig" in the 1995 family film was played by 48 different American Yorkshire piglets due to the length of filming and the rate at which piglets reach adulthood.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as heavy as a Kangaroo
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a Beer Keg
In other words, 5,840 ounces is 2.2740 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 0.43980 times that amount.(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 2,568 ounces when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.