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. 

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 RFS Approval
Per Diem Rates Effective July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022

Current Rates for FY 2021-2022
**Rates Subject to Change**

Product/Service Description Per Unit Approved Internal Rate
- Internal
Approved External Rate
- External
Mouse cage $0.91 $1.39
Mouse - Barrier cage $1.21 $1.85
Rat animal $1.06 $1.62
Rat - Barrier (BSL2, IVC) animal $1.44 $2.20
Diabetic Rat animal $1.56 $2.39
Hamster/Gerbil animal $1.03 $1.58
Rabbit animal $5.50 $8.42
NHP animal $15.35 $23.49
NHP Quarantine animal $26.46 $40.48
Dog animal $12.20 $18.67
Pig animal $25.82 $39.50
Sheep animal $25.82 $39.50
Pigeon animal $2.10 $3.21
Quail animal $1.27 $1.94
Quail Brooder animal $5.10 $7.80
Spiny Mouse animal $2.14 $3.27
Alpaca animal $15.76 $24.11
Tech Time hour $40.80 $62.42
Vet Time hour $96.00 $146.88
Cryo Sperm Collection collection $300.00 $459.00
Cryo Sperm Storage month $5.00 $7.65
Administrative Fee for Animal Purchase order $25.00 $38.25
Administrative Fee for Supply/Drug Order order $20.00 $30.60
In Stock Supply Fee order $1.15 $1.76
Recharge for Animal Purchase order $1.00 $1.53
Surgery Rate hour $101.75 $155.68
Reduced Surgery Rate hour $50.87 $77.83
       
Investigator Attention per attention $5.00 $7.65
IDEXX run by DLAR sample $8.50 $13.01
IDEXX run by PI sample $8.00 $12.24
Sterilization by Ethylene Oxide load $28.34 $43.36
Sterilization by Steam load $7.27 $11.12
X-ray Small plate $20.00 $30.60
X-ray Large plate $30.00 $45.90
Anesthetic Machine day $15.15 $23.18
Isoflurane mL $0.13 $0.20
Waste Gas Container gram $0.16 $0.24