We are innovators not imitators

Complete systems for broilers, breeders and layers
Why choose draperVENT?
Farming for Profit
At draperVENT we use our extensive experience to develop climate control systems for broilers that encourage the birds’ full genetic potential. We not only deliver the equipment but will work with you during the first few crops to ensure that you learn to secure the best possible bird performance.
  • Decades of experience have led us to design broiler house climate control technology that specifically suits the conditions that prevail in the UK.
  • Our systems are fine-tuned to provide the crop environment that encourages the full genetic potential from your birds. We collect data from each crop to point the way to future improvement.
  • We offer training and continuous mentoring for our growers, working with them to attain the very best crop results.
  • We understand the working day of our growers and have used this knowledge to create user-friendly practical systems that offer rugged durability. Highly automated but easy to pilot. Still retaining the stockman’s ability to influence & with support available 24/7.
  • Our customers join a community of success where all share in knowledge gained.
  • We listen.

draperVENT - the choice for success!

What We Do
Complete Package Solutions

Computerised climate control & flock management systems for both new poultry housing and refurbishment projects incorporating either complete equipment packages or as a managed turnkey project and often with bespoke hot water district heating etc. All supported with extensive training and support to ensure our customers attain the maximum benefit.

Condensation and humidity control for a range of agricultural buildings, industrial process plants and warehouses.

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AVICARE HW is our state of the art climate control system for broilers.  Designed specifically for the often cool and damp weather of the UK. (...)

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Anti-Bird Flu Measures Relaxed In England As Risk Levels Are Downgraded draperHEAT Hot Water Engineering

The last 12 months has seen a swing away from small biomass systems (sub 200 kW), to centralised 995 kW systems using a variety of (...)

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Anti-Bird Flu Measures Relaxed In England As Risk Levels Are Downgraded Condensation control for steel stock warehouses

We specialise in controlling condensation within materials warehousing. By maintaining humidity levels we can eliminate condensation and its damaging corrosive effects on valuable stock such (...)

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Probably The Best Feeders In The World!   We are delighted to announce our appointment as sole UK agency for Landmeco; Scandinavia’s largest producers of poultry equipment. (...)

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Meet our Team
A wealth of experience
Paul Draper Paul Draper

Managing Director

01202 797150 07795 295171 paul@drapervent.com
Justin Emery Justin Emery

Senior Ventilation Consultant

01202 797152 07799 673213 justin@drapervent.com
Andy Price Andy Price

Senior Project Manager

01202797153 07766696569 andy@drapervent.com
Jules Marris Jules Marris

Technical Director – draperHEAT

01202797154 07811199585 jules@draperheat.co.uk
Artur Gawel Artur Gawel

Purchasing & Project Manager

01202797155 07766098751 art@drapervent.com
Anne Martin Anne Martin

Financial Manager

01202497942 07796 990767 anne@drapervent.com
Mark Lears Mark Lears

Senior Technical Engineer

01202797379 07500985505 mark@drapervent.com
Ryan Plaskitt Ryan Plaskitt

Service Engineer

01202039602 07867865669 ryan@drapervent.com
James O’Sullivan James O’Sullivan

Heating Engineer - draperHEAT

07733 267363 07967 848594 jim@draperheat.co.uk
Craig Cort Craig Cort Project Engineer - draperHEAT
01202497941 07796992375 craig@draperheat.co.uk
Jonathan Sullivan Jonathan Sullivan Technical Director - draperBIOTECH
01202039605 07387269203 jonathan@draperbiotech.com
Martyn Jutsum Martyn Jutsum Science Director - draperBIOTECH
01202039604 07387269202 martyn@draperbiotech.com
Emma Mingo Emma Mingo Poultry Consultant & Mentor
01202497939 07798503115 emma@drapervent.com
Jordan Lears Jordan Lears Technical Engineer
01202039608 07469253475
Aaron Clarke Aaron Clarke Technical Engineer
01202039607 07387269204
Penny Polhill Penny Polhill Office Administrator
01202497940 Penny@drapervent.com
Featured Articles
Robert Towers
Robert Towers
I felt I was in safe and experienced hands with draper, who have subsequently helped me every step of the way. Justin has seriously taught me a lot. It’s a real partnership approach and I look forward to long term success!
Robert Lanning
Robert LanningDevonshire Poultry - Chaffcombe
I have known Paul for many years and he and his team are real experts in Poultry ventilation and climate control. They have such experience and understanding of poultry production alongside well-built equipment suited to the environment. Plus we wanted to use a local company
Case Studies

Peak Performance For New Lancashire Grower

When Preston livestock farmer, Robert Towers, diversified into a new area (Roaster production for H2S ), he needed to work with a company that could support, encourage and train him to succeed in his new venture. He also wanted to future proof his investment, seeking high quality, innovative design combined with practicality and an intuitive (...)

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Peak Performance For New Lancashire Grower
Devonshire Poultry - Chaffcombe

Devonshire Poultry - Chaffcombe

Based near Honiton, award winning Devonshire Poultry has been producing high quality broiler chickens for meat, since 1991. Founder, Robert Lanning started his poultry profession aged just 18 and now, via six farms based in the West Country, his company currently produces more than 3.5 million chickens per year, housed in 24,250 m² of indoor (...)

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ISJ Farming Ltd, Ashbourne, Derbyshire - Feeder and Drinker System Upgrade

To increase bird performance, improve biosecurity and reduce setup time and costs.

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ISJ Farming Ltd, Ashbourne, Derbyshire - Feeder and Drinker System Upgrade
John Smith In Lancashire

John Smith In Lancashire

New broiler farmer John Smith, knew he needed to work with a company who could provide the support and advice he needed for his new venture. John built 2 sheds, and his first delivery of 90k chicks arrived in May 2015. Having sought advice from his neighbouring farmer and visited a number of installations, he was (...)

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A V Dawson Middlesbrough Steel Storage

A V Dawson in Middlesbrough, are a logistics and storage Company, who amongst their portfolio store mild steel coils made in South Wales, for use in the automotive industry. If steel is stored in humid conditions above 85% it rusts and with over 20,000 tonnes in stock, that’s a lot of steel to protect. Their existing (...)

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A V Dawson Middlesbrough Steel Storage
Broiler Breeders - Higher Thorne Farm, Devon

Broiler Breeders - Higher Thorne Farm, Devon

The Smaldon family have been in broiler breeding since the early 60ies, latterly supplying the Cargill Group with around 36k pullets per crop. They have met the ongoing demand to increase production at Higher Thorne Farm, in North Devon, by building 4 new houses, 380 x 45ft each to house a flock of 9,000 hens (...)

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Foxholes Farm

Foxholes Farm Bespoke Integration Delivered Ultimate Control The sheds at Foxholes Farm in Shropshire, utilised 3 Fancom designed tunnel/sidewall ventilated houses with F38 controllers. The challenge was to integrate draperMINVENT HW system for early ventilation and heating. Guy Davis knew how well chicks start with this system, hence wanted to preheat incoming air in the ceiling (...)

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Foxholes Farm
Working with us

Before you Order - step 1

During our initial discussions we listen carefully to your plans & requirements and carefully identify all the factors that will be important to you.  We will carefully match solutions best suited to your needs which (...)

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Once you Order - step 2

We prepare a detailed specification for your project. This will include detailed instructions for your house builder. A schedule of works is planned and equipment logistics are organised. Equipment from all over Europe is centred (...)

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Installation - step 3

Our project manager assigned to your site will supervise equipment installation undertaken by your house builder to ensure quality and conformance prior to the arrival of our multi-disciplined engineers. He will liaise closely with you (...)

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Commissioning - step 4

Our commissioning engineer will thoroughly check everything is fully functional and conforms within our expectations. Everything is measured and checked against the specification. Sheds are smoke tested to ensure air flows are to specification. Hot (...)

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When you grow - step 5

We grow with you! Our mentoring consultant will be there to help you set up for your first crop. His many years of experience and attention to final detail will give you the confidence to get started (...)

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24/7 After-Sales Support - Step 6

Our ever expanding service team stands ready to support you with any problems that may arise. We hold many items on the service vans supported by comprehensive stock of spare parts at the draperDEPOT.

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Care & Support
We don't just work for you - We work with you offering comprehensive training, regular farm visits and online monitoring 24/7.
How can we help? Please select service and provide your details to get a callback from one of our team.

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