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Animal Per Diem Rates

Per Diem increase: 5.00%

Cost per animal unless otherwise noted

Show rates for years:

  2023 2024 2025 2026 2027 2028
Laboratory Animal 2023:
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2024:
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2025:
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2026:
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2027:
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Cats (floor – cage) $0.27 $3.50 $0.28 $3.68 $0.30 $3.86 $0.31 $4.05 $0.33 $4.25 $0.34 $4.47
Chinchilla $1.04 $1.10 $1.09 $1.16 $1.15 $1.21 $1.20 $1.27 $1.26 $1.34 $1.33 $1.40
Cow (stall) $9.83 $9.95 $10.32 $10.45 $10.84 $10.97 $11.38 $11.52 $11.95 $12.09 $12.55 $12.70
Dogs (teaching – research) $4.46 $4.58 $4.68 $4.81 $4.92 $5.05 $5.16 $5.30 $5.42 $5.57 $5.69 $5.85
Frogs per tank $0.63 $1.85 $0.66 $1.94 $0.69 $2.04 $0.73 $2.14 $0.77 $2.25 $0.80 $2.36
Gerbils: Conventional Housing $0.76 $0.80 $0.80 $0.84 $0.84 $0.88 $0.88 $0.93 $0.92 $0.97 $0.97 $1.02
Gerbils: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.26 $0.80 $1.32 $0.84 $1.39 $0.88 $1.46 $0.92 $1.53 $0.97 $1.61
Gerbils: Static (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.33 $0.80 $1.40 $0.84 $1.47 $0.88 $1.54 $0.92 $1.62 $0.97 $1.70
Gerbils: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry $0.66 $0.70 $0.69 $0.74 $0.73 $0.77 $0.76 $0.81 $0.80 $0.85 $0.84 $0.89
Goat (Pen / Stall) $2.46 $2.55 $2.58 $2.68 $2.71 $2.81 $2.85 $2.95 $2.99 $3.10 $3.14 $3.25
Guinea Pigs $1.22 $1.30 $1.28 $1.37 $1.35 $1.43 $1.41 $1.50 $1.48 $1.58 $1.56 $1.66
Hamsters: Conventional Housing $0.76 $0.80 $0.80 $0.84 $0.84 $0.88 $0.88 $0.93 $0.92 $0.97 $0.97 $1.02
Hamsters: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.26 $0.80 $1.32 $0.84 $1.39 $0.88 $1.46 $0.92 $1.53 $0.97 $1.61
Hamsters: Static (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.33 $0.80 $1.40 $0.84 $1.47 $0.88 $1.54 $0.92 $1.62 $0.97 $1.70
Hamsters: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry $0.66 $0.70 $0.69 $0.74 $0.73 $0.77 $0.76 $0.81 $0.80 $0.85 $0.84 $0.89
Horse (stall) $18.11 $18.26 $19.02 $19.17 $19.97 $20.13 $20.96 $21.14 $22.01 $22.20 $23.11 $23.30
Mice: Conventional Housing - Per Cage $0.56 $0.60 $0.59 $0.63 $0.62 $0.66 $0.65 $0.69 $0.68 $0.73 $0.71 $0.77
Mice: Vent Rack (non-sterile, autoclave in and/or out) Per Cage $0.56 $1.05 $0.59 $1.10 $0.62 $1.16 $0.65 $1.22 $0.68 $1.28 $0.71 $1.34
Mice: Static (autoclave, in and/or out) Per Cage $0.76 $0.83 $0.80 $0.87 $0.84 $0.92 $0.88 $0.96 $0.92 $1.01 $0.97 $1.06
Mice: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry Per Cage $0.64 $0.67 $0.67 $0.70 $0.71 $0.74 $0.74 $0.78 $0.78 $0.81 $0.82 $0.86
Pigeon $3.57 $3.75 $3.75 $3.94 $3.94 $4.13 $4.13 $4.34 $4.34 $4.56 $4.56 $4.79
Poultry (on floor) * $0.79 $0.93 $0.83 $0.98 $0.87 $1.03 $0.91 $1.08 $0.96 $1.13 $1.01 $1.19
Poultry (large brooder) * Per brooder $2.36 $2.50 $2.48 $2.63 $2.60 $2.76 $2.73 $2.89 $2.87 $3.04 $3.01 $3.19
Poultry (small brooder) per brooder $3.77 $3.91 $3.96 $4.11 $4.16 $4.31 $4.36 $4.53 $4.58 $4.75 $4.81 $4.99
Sheep (Pen / Stall) $2.46 $2.55 $2.58 $2.68 $2.71 $2.81 $2.85 $2.95 $2.99 $3.10 $3.14 $3.25
Rabbits $1.89 $2.80 $1.98 $2.94 $2.08 $3.09 $2.19 $3.24 $2.30 $3.40 $2.41 $3.57
Rats: Conventional Housing $0.76 $0.80 $0.80 $0.84 $0.84 $0.88 $0.88 $0.93 $0.92 $0.97 $0.97 $1.02
Rats: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.26 $0.80 $1.32 $0.84 $1.39 $0.88 $1.46 $0.92 $1.53 $0.97 $1.61
Rats: Static (autoclave in and/or out) $0.76 $1.33 $0.80 $1.40 $0.84 $1.47 $0.88 $1.54 $0.92 $1.62 $0.97 $1.70
Rats: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry $0.66 $0.70 $0.69 $0.74 $0.73 $0.77 $0.76 $0.81 $0.80 $0.85 $0.84 $0.89
Swine ** $5.54 $5.70 $5.82 $5.99 $6.11 $6.28 $6.41 $6.60 $6.73 $6.93 $7.07 $7.27
Swine (investigator feeds) $5.00   $5.25   $5.51   $5.79   $6.08   $6.38  
Swine (investigator provides feed and feeds) $5.00   $5.25   $5.51   $5.79   $6.08   $6.38  
Technical Assistance per hour $21.95   $23.05   $24.20   $25.41   $26.68   $28.01  

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

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

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