Rectal Temperature of Animals & Birds.

 

Animals

C

F

Foal during the first few days

Up to 39.3

Up to 102.7

Foal to the 4th year

37.5 - 38.5

99.5 -101.3

Horse, Adult

37.5 - 38.5

99.5-101.3

Horse, over 5 years

37.5 - 38.5

99.5 - 100.4

Ass

37.5 - 38.5

99.5-101.3

Mules

38.8 - 39.0

101.8-102.2

Calf, young

38.5 - 40.5

101.3-104.9

Young cattle up to 1 year

38.5 - 40.0

101.3-104.0

Cattle over 1 year

37.5 - 39.5

99.5 - 101.5

Buffalo

37.5 - 39.0

99.5 - 102.2

Camel

35.5 - 38.6

95.0-101.5

Lamb (sheep)

38.5 - 40.5

101.3-104.9

Sheep over 1 year

38.5 - 40.0

101.3-104.0

Kid (goat)

38.5-41.0

101.3-105.8

Goat, Adult

38.5 - 40.5

101.3-104.9

Piglet

39.0 - 40.5

101.2-104.9

Pig, Adult

38.0 - 40.0

100.4-104.0

Dog

37.5 - 39.0

99.5 -102.2

Cat

38.0 - 39.5

100.4-103.1

Rabbit

38.5 - 39.5

101.3 - 103.1

Guinea pig

37.8 - 39.5

100.0-103.1

Mink

39.7 - 0.8

103.5-105.4

Silver fox, up to 1 1/2 year

39.5 - 40.5

103.1 -104.9

Silver fox, Adult

39.0 - 40.0

102.2 -104.0

Coypu (nutria)

36.8 - 38.1

98.2 -100.6

Rhesus monkey

37.5 - 38.5

99.5-101.3

Domestic Fowl

40.5 - 43.0

104.9-109.4

Pegion

41.0 - 44.1

105.8 - 111.4

Pegion

average 41.8

average 107.2

Duck

average 40.7

average 105.3

Other Aquatic Birds

average 42.2

average 1 08.0

. Adapted from Merck Veterinaty Manual, 7th Edition

 

 

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