Does the Bluetongue virus circulates in cattle population of Mat district, Albania?

KLODIAN DEDOLLI2, ANITA KONI2, RUZHDI KEÇI1, XHELIL KOLECI1* 1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania 2PhD Student, Veterinary Public Health Department  Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania * Corresponding author: xhelil.koleci@ubt.edu.al Download PDF Fulltext Abstract Bluetongue is a viral, infectious, non-contiguous, vector transmitted disease of ruminants animals, caused by an Orbivurus. Despite […]

Preliminary results of sero-conversion of kids and lambs vaccinated with Brucella melitensis Rev -1 strain. Current achievements  and feature challenges on  brucellosis

 XHELIL KOLECI1*, ROBERT CONNOR2, TONI KIRANDJISKI3, RUZHDI KEÇI1 1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania 2 Team Leader of European Union-funded PAZA Project, Albania 3Veterinary Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia *Correspondent author: xhelil.koleci@ubt.edu.al Download PDF Fulltext Abstract Sheep and goat brucellosis is an endemic and most important infectious […]

The performance evaluation of a local rabbit population

ALMA LLAMBIRI1, LUMTURI PAPA2, LUAN HAJNO1, RREZARTA MARIKA1, 1Center of Agriculture Technology Transfer, Fushe – Kruja 2Agriculture University of Tirana *Corresponding author e-mail: lumturipapa@yahoo.com Download PDF Fulltext Abstract The aim of research was to evaluate productive performances of a local rabbit breed population, grown in semi intensive system, in floor pens of different size (130×100 cm […]

Study on morphometric traits of the Albanian bees

MANJOLA KULIÇI1*, KRISTAQ KUME2 1Internacional University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania 2Aleksander Moisiu University, Durrës, Albania *Coresponding author Email: manjolakulici@yahoo.com Download PDF Fulltext Abstract 19 morphological features, measured on 3600 worker bee samples collected from twenty different regions of Albania were used for the identification and characterization the Albanian bee. The measurement was done using Scan Photo technique […]

Using public health surveillance data to monitor the effectiveness of brucellosis control measures in animals.

Kujtim MersinAJ1*, Lulieta alla2, xhelil koleci3,Silvia bino2,  1National Veterinary Epidemiology Unit, Food Safety and Veterinary Institute – Tirana, Albania 2Department of Infectious Diseases Control, Public Health Institute – Tirana, Albania 3Veterinary Public Health Department, Veterinary Medicine Faculty of Agriculture University of Tirana – Tirana, Albania    * Corresponding author e-mail:  mersini2003@yahoo.com  Download PDF Fulltext Abstract: The current […]

The influence of the structure of the common carp and grass carp population on the growth and cyprinid polyculture production indexes

 MARSIDA BLLACA*, VLADIMIR SPAHO² Agricultural University,Tirana, Albania *Corresëponding author e-mail: mbllaca@yahoo.com Download PDF Fulltext Abstract: The experiment is done in cultivation plant of cyprinid fish family in Klos, Elbasan, during March 2012-May 2013. Two ponds are used to do the test, each with a surface of 0.3ha. Stocking was done with one year olds. We have […]

Killing out percentage for finishing pigs in Albania

LUAN HAJNO1* FEHMI XHEMO2 KUJTIM GJONI3 1Centre for Agricultural Transfer Technology 2Department of Biochemistry & Agro-nutrition “F.S.N. University, Korça, Albania 3Regional Agriculture and Rural Development Directorate of Elbasan *Correspondinhg author e-mail: l_hajno@yahoo.it Download PDF Fulltext Abstract The study was carried out in collaboration with the Regional Agriculture and Rural Development Directorate specialists of Elbasani within the 2012-2013 periods. The […]

Comparison growth parameters of shellfish from Adriatic Sea in Butrinti Lake

ARJAN DEMIRI3, JERINA KOLITARI1, PETTER VEBENSTAD2, GULIELM KROQI1, LAURA GJYLI5  1 Agricultural University of Tirana/Department of Aquaculture & Fishery, ALBANIA  2 Teknologisk Institutt, Oslo, NORWAY  3 Services mussles & shellfish directory, Sarande , ALBANIA  5 Aleksander Moisi University of Durres, ALBANIA  *Coresponding author Email : arjandemiri@yahoo.com Download PDF Fulltext Abstract : Butrinti lagoon is situated in the southern part of Albania. […]

Age composition and growth parameters of bleak (Alburnus alburnus alborella) population in Shkodra Lake

VALBONA KOLANECI*, BLEDAR KUKA, BLERTA DERVISHAJ Department of Aquaculture and Fishery, Faculty of Agriculture and Environment, Agricultural University of Tirana, Tirana, Albania  * Corresponding author e-mail: valbona_kolaneci@yahoo.com Download PDF Fulltext Abstract: Bleak (Alburnus alburnus alborella, de Filippi, 1844) is an endemic species and one of the most important commercial species of Shkodra Lake. Its catch makes […]

Spontaneous skin canine tumors: toluidine blue stain detection of mast cells in tissue section

QOKU ALKETA1*, PASSANTINO LETIZIA2, MAZARI BRUNILDA3, XHEMOLLARI EGLANTINA1, DHASKALI LULJETA1 1Department of Clinical Subjects, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Agricultural University of Tirana, ALBANIA 2Dipartimento dell emergenza e dei trapianti dei organi (D .E.T.O.), University of Study “Aldo Moro”, Bari, ITALY 3Private Veterinarian, Tirana, ALBANIA *Corresponding author e-mail: qoku.alketa@yahoo.it, Download PDF Fulltext Abstract Dog mast cell […]