Would chicken eat 35% of his body weight at 1st day

Asked November 4, 2019, 2:16 AM EST

hi dear
acccordig to standatd performance chart of hubbard classic chicken eat at first day about 14 g feed. if it is estimated it equal to 35 % of chick body weight (40 g). is it possible to eat 35% of his body weight. if yes please explain.
Do you think it is right point of view to observe feed intake

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I hope the Factsheet at http://www2.ca.uky.edu/agcomm/pubs/ASC/ASC191/ASC191.pdf will help you get an answer to your question.
It is very hard to comment a publication when I haven't read it, so this is the best I can do.