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Metomidate as sole anaesthetic agent in tawny owls
  1. DR Cadle and
  2. GR Martin


Metomidate 1 per cent was administered intramuscularly as the sole anaesthetic agent on 22 occasions to seven tawny owls (Strix aluco). Four deaths occurred, none on the first administration. ECG findings and details of dosage are provided. The possible causes of death are discussed.

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