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Table 2 Threshold hoof temperatures which could be used to identify infected cattle at different ambient temperatures.

From: Normal variation in thermal radiated temperature in cattle: implications for foot-and-mouth disease detection

Ambient temperature (°C) Threshold hoof temperature (°C)
  75th percentile 90th percentile 95th percentile
9.0 24.2 27.7 29.8
10.0 25.1 28.6 30.9
11.0 26.0 29.6 32.0
12.0 26.9 30.6 33.1
13.0 27.8 31.7 34.2
14.0 28.7 32.7 35.3
15.0 29.6 33.8 36.4
16.0 30.5 34.9 37.6
17.0 31.4 36.0 38.3
18.0 32.4 37.0 38.3
19.0 33.3 38.1 38.3
20.0 34.2 38.3 38.3
21.0 35.1 38.3 38.3
22.0 36.1 38.3 38.3
23.0 37.0 38.3 38.3
24.0 38.0 38.3 38.3
25.0 38.3 38.3 38.3
26.0 38.3 38.3 38.3
  1. Bold: mean animal rectal temperature measured during the study