Volume 13, Numéro 1, Pages 3342-3347

Qualitative Data And Distribution Of The Oocysts Excretion In The Rabbit Oryctolagus Cuniculus Linné, 1758 In Kabylia (algeria).

Authors : Nebri Rachid .


SUMMARY In order to list coccidia of Eimeria genus, agents of rabbit’s coccidiosis (Oryctolagus cuniculus Linné, 1758), a survey was conducted on cunicultures sited in Kabylia (Algeria). The study was carried out in three intensive breeding farms chosen according to the relief and climate. The first farm is that of Ouacifs situated in the mountains; the second Makouda is placed in the high lands and the third, that of Tigzirt, is located on the Mediterranean coast. Several soft stool samples were taken. Faeces were processed by a coprological examination and the analysis revealed the presence of seven species: Eimeria stiedae Leeuwenhoek, 1674, E. magna Pérard,1925, E. media Kessel, 1929, E. coecicola Cheissin1947, E. vejdovskyi Pakandl,1988, E. flavescens Marotel and Guilhon,1941 and E. irresidua Kessel and Jankiewicz, 1931. A statistical test was used to establish the distribution of these species between the three stations. Results show the presence of four Eimeria assemblies related to the breeding sites and of which the highest availability is in favor of a group that is equidistant to the three stations.


altitude ; Coccidiosis ; Stool ; Distribution ; Kabylia ; Rabbit