Funding for this research was provided by:
KNOW (Leading National Research Centre) Scientific Consortium Healthy Animal - Safe Food (05- 1/KNOW2/2015)
Received: 16 August 2018
Accepted: 3 December 2018
First Online: 18 December 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: This study was carried out on fecal samples collected from the transport cages and aviaries, and no manipulations of live animals were done. The grouse were transported and kept as a part of the EU Project LIFE “Active protection of lowland populations of Capercaillie in the Bory Dolnośląskie and Augustowska Primeval Forest” according to permission no. DZP-WG.6401.03.100.2016.km (release date 31 May 2016) issued by General Director of Environment Protection.
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.