Animal Per Diem Rates

Laboratory Animals (Cost per animal unless otherwise noted)
Bird $0.85
Calf $7.00
Cats (floor – cage) $3.50 - $4.10
Chinchilla $2.28
Cow (stall) $11.75
Dogs (teaching – research) $8.00 - $8.50
Ferret $4.00
Frogs $1.85 Per Tank
Gerbils $0.80
Guinea Pigs $1.30
Hamster $0.80
Horse (stall) $20.00
Horse (paddock) $10.00
Mice: Conventional Housing $0.80 Per Cage
Mice: Barrier Ventilated $0.40 Per Cage
Mice: Barrier / Biohazard $0.95 Per Cage
Mice: Infectious Static Vet Med $1.20 Per Cage
Mice: Nude SPF $0.95 Per Cage
Rabbits $2.80
Rats $0.80
Poultry (Animal Sciences) * $1.05
Poultry (Animal Sciences) * $8.00 Per Brooder
Poultry (investigator feeds // facility staff sets-up, cleans and daily observations) $2.50 Per Brooder
Poultry (Biology Chicks) $0.35
Sheep (Pen / Stall) $6.50
Sheep (Paddock) $3.00
Swine** $5.70
Swine (investigator feeds) $5.00
Swine (investigator provides feed and feeds) $2.00
Technical Assistance (husbandry/health) $29.00 Per Hour
Technical Assistance (move, restrain, misc.) $23.25 Per Hour

* For Veterinary Medicine Chicken & Turkey Costs – Contact Supervisor @ 49-47593

** For Veterinary Medicine Piglet Costs – Contact Supervisor @ 49-47593

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