Animal Resource Center Perdiem Rates
Effective 03/01/2012
Daily Per Diem Rates
Species Standard Rate1
Effective
03/01/12 - 12/31/12
Special Continuation Rate2 Effective
03/01/12 - 12/31/12
Projected Continuation Rate2
Effective
03/01/13 - 12/31/13
Aquatic Room (frog)  $                        2.63  N/A   N/A 
Cat  $                        4.25  N/A   N/A 
Chick Brooder  $                      14.72  $                        4.40  $                           4.61
Colony (Lemur)  $                      24.82  N/A   N/A 
Gerbil  $                        0.77  $                        0.70  $                           0.74
Hamster  $                        0.81  $                        0.70  $                           0.74
Monkey  $                        6.18  $                        4.50  $                           4.72
Mouse - Conventional  $                        0.49  $                        0.48  N/A 
Mouse - Full Barrier  $                        0.82  N/A   N/A 
Mouse - SPF (Semi Barrier)  $                        0.64  $                        0.61  N/A 
Pig  $                      16.72  $                        5.43  $                           5.69
Rabbit  $                        2.06  N/A   N/A 
Rat - Conventional  $                        0.60  N/A   N/A 
Experimental Room - Mouse  $                        0.49  $                        0.23  $                           0.24
Non-ARC Managed Facilities3
Species Rate
Mouse  $                        0.28
Rat  $                        0.36
   
ARC Services    
Charge type Unit  Cost 
Husbandry Tech Time Per hour  $                       20.05  
Tech Time Per hour  $                       29.58
Surgery Suite Per case  $                       26.76
Anesthesia    
Large Animal Per case  $                       14.00
  Per hour  $                        2.51
Small Animal Per case  $                       10.00
  Per hour  $                        1.52
Animal Order Fee (per order)   6%
Notes:
1 - Standard Rates will be the per diem rate billed for animal care.  Future rates will be determined by ongoing cost accounting analysis.  Budgets must forecast a potential annual increase of 3-5% for per diem charges.
2 - Continuation Rates are applicable to active grants/projects budgeted and funded prior to 02/01/12.  Eligibility will be verfied by the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP).  Rate increases will be capped at an annual increase of 5% for the next two years.  
3 - Non-ARC managed rates applies to rodents housed in dedicated animal rooms in those buildings not directly cared for by ARC staff.