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on August 5, 2009

US soldiers to teach poultry production in Afghanistan

Training to include disease treatment and proper rearing in hopes of establishing stronger production.

A U.S. National Guard agricultural development team to be deployed in Afghanistan has been trained on poultry production techniques by University of Arkansas scientists, a news report stated.

The 1-45 Agricultural Development Team of the Oklahoma National Guard will impart poultry raising techniques to local farmers. The training will include treatment of common diseases, bird nutrition, breeder management and management of small flocks.

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