Effective ventilation of curtain-sided houses

Date: 27 April 2021

Open Sided Ventilation: Correct ventilation setup and management of curtain/open sided houses during the brooding period and beyond.

  • Learn the key management areas you should aim to best control with what you have. Which areas of your housing you can look to upgrade to achieve improvements in performance.
  • Concepts of brooding chambers and how to manage curtains to best achieve air movement during cold and hot weather.




Brendan Graaf

EMEA Broiler Specialist, Cobb Europe

Brendan completed his BSc Agriculture, Animal & Poultry Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal,

Pietermaritzburg in 2011. Going on to completing his MSc in Poultry Science in 2013. He joined RCL Foods as a Management Trainee, working in the hatchery, rearing, breeder, & broiler farms. After Just a year he joined Cobb South Africa through RCL Foods providing Broiler Technical services to South Africa and Namibia. It was just recently in January 2019 that Brendan relocated to the UK to join Cobb Europe as their Broiler Specialist.



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