Veteran’s Day barred owl

barred owl Admission Date: 11 November 2018
Outcome: Euthanized 12 December 2018
Location of Rescue: Polk County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Grounded, not able to fly
Patient Status: Patient Archive

This barred owl admitted on Veteran’s Day with both a fractured humerus (upper wing bone) and tibiotarsus (lower leg bone). This is all wrapped up and in ICU. Owl is readily eating cut-up food.


12 December 2018
The leg bone did not heal, is what is termed a non-union.