10142019 Barred Owl - 1

Location of Rescue: 
Rome City, IN
Admission Date: 
Cause of Admission: 
Potential car strike, eye injury
UPDATE: 11/3/19 This owls has improved enough for it to be moved to our rehabilitation facility

This afternoon Lana received a call from a friend who had rescued a barred owl. Kim had been notified of an owl along S.R. 9 at U.S. 6 and had it contained before notifying Lana.  Lana met Kim at U.S. 6 and I-69.  Lana transported the bird to Auburn where she met Kat.  Kat transported the owl to Dr. Funnel for triage. The owl was found to have OD hyphema, flat flies, and mouth flukes. 

10/22/2019 This owl's xrays were normal so treatment continues for its eye injuries. It is slowly starting to eat on its own.

10/29/19 Eye treatment continues for this owl. It is eating well on its own. It will remain in our treatment facility

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