Marcin T. Górecki, PhD

Assistant professor, 618487724, room no 340B
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9895-3974
Research gate

Scientific interests

Ethology/behavioural ecology, especially behavior of sheep, goats and other domestic animals; parental investment (e.g.: offspring sex ratio), other issues


„Behaviour of domestic animals”



Solarczyk, P., Majewska, A.C., Jędrzejewski, S., Górecki, M.T., Nowicki, S., Przysiecki, P. (2016) First record of Giardia assemblage D infection in farmed raccoon dogs (Nyctereutes procyonoides). Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine 23: 595-597


Kiełtyka-Kurc, A., Górecki, M.T. (2015) Social behavior in preweaning lambs and their preferences in social interactions. Animal Science Journal 86: 221-224

… and earlier (selected)

Górecki, M.T., Dziwińska N. (2014) Determinants of dominance, resting place and neighbour preferences in Wrzosówka Polska ewes kept indoors. Annals of Animal Science 14 (2), pp. 363-375

Kiełtyka-Kurc, A., Rydel-Gigauri, J., Górecki, M.T. (2013) Circadian activity of dairy ewes kept indoors. Annals of Animal Science 13 (1) , pp. 55-62

Górecki, M.T., Galbas, M., Szwed, K., Przysiecki, P., Dullin, P., Nowicki, S. (2012) Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection diagnosed by PCR in farmed red foxes, arctic foxes and raccoon dogs. Folia Biologica-Kraków 60 (1-2) , pp. 61-64

Górecki, M.T., Juszkiewicz, A., Graclik, A., Kala, B. (2012) Exposure to humans and activity pattern of European souslik (Spermophilus citellus) in zoo conditions. Zoo Biology 31 (2) , pp. 249-254

Górecki, M.T., Kiełtyka, A. (2012) Does breed affect sexual play in preweaning lambs? Small Ruminant Research 106 (2-3) , pp. 103-104

Górecki, M.T., Nowaczewski, S., Kontecka, H.(2012) Body weight and some biometrical traits of ring-necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) at different ages. Folia Biologica-Kraków 60 (1-2) , pp. 79-84

Śliwowska J. H., Górecki M. T., Tryjanowski P. (2012) Wprowadzenie do neuroekologii – czyli czy znajomość układu nerwowego zwierząt pozwala zrozumieć ich relacje ze środowiskiem? Kosmos 61, pp. 195-211

Górecki, R.S., Górecki, M.T. (2010) Utilization of waste wool as substrate amendment in pot cultivation of tomato, sweet pepper, and eggplant. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 19 (5) , pp. 1083-1087

Kościński, K., Kozłowska-Rajewicz, A., Górecki, M.T., Kamyczek, M., Rózycki, M. (2009) Month-of-birth effect on further body size in a pig model. HOMO – Journal of Comparative Human Biology 60 (2) , pp. 159-183

Górecki, M.T., Andrzejewska, I., Steppa, R.(2008) Is order of voluntarily entrance to milking parlour related to Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep-A brief note. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 110 (3-4) , pp. 392-396

Górecki, M.T., Andrzejewska, I., Steppa, R. (2006) Prevalence of agglutinating antibodies against Listeria monocytogenes in sheep kept at one farm. Scientific Papers of Agricultural University of Poznań, Animal Science 8, pp. 83-86

Górecki, M.T. (2005) Zachowania afiliacyjne samic kozy domowej. Roczniki Naukowe PTZ 1, Supl. 1, pp. 69-73

Górecki, M.T., Andrzejewska, I., Steppa, R. (2005) Ekstensywność inwazji Toxoplasma gondii u owiec i kóz utrzymywanych w tym samym gospodarstwie. Medycyna Weterynaryjna 61 (1), pp. 98-99

Górecki, M.T., Wójtowski, J. (2004) Stability of milking order in goat over a long period (short communication). Archiv für Tierzucht 47 (2) , pp. 203-208

Górecki, M.T. (2003) Sex ratio in litters of domestic pig (Sus scrofa f. domestica Linnaeus, 1758). Biological Letters 40, pp. 111-118

Górecki, M.T., Kościński, K. (2003) Offspring sex ratio in domestic goat (Capra hircus). Archiv für Tierzucht 46 (3) , pp. 277-284