Canadian Poultry Magazine

Cobb publishes new white paper on pullet rearing

By Canadian Poultry magazine   

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Features information to consider around light traps.

The Cobb technical team has published new guidelines to improve pullet ventilation and the process of selecting and installing light traps in rearing houses.

The newest white paper by Andrew Bourne, world technical services specialist, is for industry professionals to review when designing, building or updating ventilation systems.

“Our team understands that the choice and installation of light traps can be critical,” says Robin Jarquin, director of world tech services. “That’s why we are pleased to share this new expertise with the industry as part of our commitment to support successful broiler breeder management.”


The white paper features critical information to consider when selecting and installing light traps, including:

  • Criteria for comparing light traps and light filters.
  • Tips for light trap choices and installation.
  • Standards for rearing house air velocity and operating pressure.
  • Information on how to size light traps.

“The expertise in these topic-driven white papers should be considered the best practices in the industry,” Jarquin says. “We know the industry finds them valuable, and they are some of the many ways Cobb supports customers.”

To view the white paper, click here.

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