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Animal Per Diem Rates

Laboratory Animals

(Cost per animal unless otherwise noted)

Cats (floor – cage)

$0.27 - $3.50

Chinchilla

$1.04 - $1.10

Cow (stall)

$9.83 - $9.95

Dogs (teaching – research)

$4.46 - $4.58

Frogs

$0.63 - $1.85 Per Tank

Gerbils: Conventional Housing

$0.76 - $0.80

Gerbils: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.26

Gerbils: Static (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.33

Gerbils: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry

$0.66 - $0.70

Goat (Pen / Stall)

$2.46 - $2.55

Guinea Pigs

$1.22 - $1.30

Hamsters: Conventional Housing

$0.76 - $0.80

Hamsters: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.26

Hamsters: Static (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.33

Hamsters: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry

$0.66 - $0.70

Horse (stall)

$18.11 - $18.26

Mice: Conventional Housing

$0.56 - $0.60 Per Cage

Mice: Vent Rack (non-sterile, autoclave in and/or out)

$0.56 - $1.05 Per Cage

Mice: Static (autoclave, in and/or out)

$0.76 - $0.83 Per Cage

Mice: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry

$0.64 - $0.67 Per Cage

Pigeon

$3.57 - $3.75

Poultry (on floor) *

$0.79 - $0.93

Poultry (large brooder) *

$2.36 - $2.50 Per Brooder

Poultry (small brooder)

$3.77 - $3.91 Per Brooder

Sheep (Pen / Stall)

$2.46 - $2.55

Rabbits

$1.89 - $2.80

Rats: Conventional Housing

$0.76 - $0.80

Rats: Vent Rack (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.26

Rats: Static (autoclave in and/or out)

$0.76 - $1.33

Rats: Investigator provides feed and/or husbandry

$0.66 - $0.70

Swine **

$5.54 - $5.70

Swine (investigator feeds)

$5.00

Swine (investigator provides feed and feeds)

$5.00

Technical Assistance

$21.95 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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