Difference between pages "Animal Husbandry" and "Category:Madagascar"

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Volunteers work to enhance farm families' nutrition and household income through improved livestock management techniques. Activities include promoting vaccination against common diseases; teaching farmers better production techniques; improving marketing techniques for products like meat, wool, and eggs; developing land-use plans for pastoral farmers; and projects such as vegetable gardening, range management, and beekeeping.
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''If you can offer a more detailed description than this standard description the Peace Corps offers, please feel free to include that so others can get a better idea of what certain work areas consist of.''
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==Education==
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Applicants can qualify with a bachelor's degree in animal science or animal husbandry; or a bachelor's degree in zoology, biology, or any other discipline with at least 18 months of experience working with livestock; or no college degree and at least three years of experience working with livestock.
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==Experience==
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Most applicants have at least 18 months of full-time experience with dairy or beef cattle, pigs, sheep, or chickens and some experience in large-scale forage production or vegetable gardening. Many are recent college graduates who have worked on their parents' farms.
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Other relevant experience includes demonstrated interest in veterinary medicine and animal health, general knowledge of agriculture, gardening experience, and basic business management.
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==External Links==
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[http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.whatvol.agr.animal Animal Husbandry] Official US Peace Corps Website<br>
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Latest revision as of 09:18, 21 May 2014


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