Can I vaccum ?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Jacklynn, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    I want to vaccum my carpet, the chicks are on my room & I have some shavings in the carpet.
    They are about 3 weeks old.

    Will this give them a heart attack ? :O
  2. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 11, 2009
    Yucaipa, CA
    It will probably scare them so you might want to make sure they can't hurt themselves when they freak out. [​IMG]
  3. SpringChickens

    SpringChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 1, 2009
    College Station, Tx
    They'll be just fine [​IMG]
  4. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    All they have in there is a plastic feeder and waterer lol ! I'll move the heatlamp up incase they jump and hit it.
  5. jennh

    jennh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2007
    If they are in a box, go ahead and vacuum, they will be fine!

  6. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Done ! [​IMG] They didn't freak out at all thank goodness ! [​IMG]

    Thanks everyone !
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2011
  7. Sjisty

    Sjisty Scribe of Brahmalot

    May 18, 2009
    Glad they're okay - it sounded like a good excuse not to vacuum, though.
  8. Jacklynn

    Jacklynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    LOL ! I hate vaccuming, but my carpet felt gross on my feet, so it was time to be done. [​IMG]
  9. Mak

    Mak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 12, 2009
    Londonderry, NH
    Heck, I brood mine in the basement and use the shop vas to pick up the shavings and food they dump out. They do fine.
  10. KimM

    KimM Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 9, 2011
    I always vacuumed, they never cared at all. I could tell they were listening, but it never seemed to bother them.

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