Funding for this research was provided by:
Akademi Sains Malaysia (9594500)
Received: 26 February 2020
Accepted: 24 November 2020
First Online: 7 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Not applicable.This study involved isolation of <i>Mycobacterium avium</i> from the fecal sample which were collected from the ground without any manipulation of the birds. Therefore, ethical approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is not applicable.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.