Per Diems

Our per diem chart listed here will provide you with information for animal housing charges for the current fiscal period. Additionally, we have included fees for Experimental Surgery. 

Current Surgery Rates for FY 2019 (pdf, 1pg)
Cage Densities for Mice housed in DLAR
Social Housing and Environmental Enrichment

Please read Clarification on what is and is not barrier housing, as it pertains to the per diem rates.

Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Per Diem Rates Effective July 1, 2020 for FY 2021

Species FY 2021 Rates
Alpaca $15.45
Cat $8.77
Chicken $3.62
Chinchilla $4.95
Dog $11.96
Frog $1.25
Guinea Pig $2.59
Gerbil $1.02
Hamster $1.02
Mouse (per cage) $0.90
Mouse - Barrier $1.20
Mouse - Large IVC Barrier $3.02
Mouse - IVC Full Cost Recovery $1.35
Mouse - Spiny $2.12
NHP $15.05
NIH - Quarantine $25.94
Pig $25.31
Pigeon $2.08
Quail $1.26
Quail Brooder $5.05
Rabbit $5.45
Rat $1.05
Rat - Barrier (BSL2, IVC) $1.43
Rat - IVC, Full Cost Recovery $1.61
Rat - IVA Barrier, Full Cost Recovery $2.19
Sheep $25.31