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

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    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
    Lititz
    If they are in a box, go ahead and vacuum, they will be fine!

    Jen
     
  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

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    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

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    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

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    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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