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LARC Per Diem Charges

The following are animal per diem (by the day) charges for each LARC facility. This cost is for general maintenance and operation for the daily care of the animals.

For grant writing purposes, assume an annual increase of 3% on these charges. To assist investigators with per diem charge justification, click here for site-specific information that can be used for justification of animal charges in grant applications.

For additional species and/or general information, please email the LARC office.

LARC - Amarillo Campus FY2014-15
Species of Animal:Environment:Charge:unit:
Mouse  Conventional $ 0.267 per mouse per day
Mouse  Sterile Caging $ 0.535 per mouse per day
Rat  Conventional $ 0.535 per rat per day
Rat  Sterile Caging $ 0.625 per rat per day
Hamster Conventional $ 0.535 per hamster per day
LARC - Lubbock FY2014-15
Species of Animal:Environment:Charge:unit:
Mouse  Conventional $ 0.580 per cage per day
Mouse  Sterile Caging $ 0.980 per cage per day
Rat  Conventional $ 1.150 per cage per day
Rat Sterile Caging $ 1.840 per cage per day
Hamster Conventional $ 0.460 per hamster per day
Guinea Pig Conventional $ 0.490 per guinea pig per day
Rabbit Conventional $ 1.730 per rabbit per day
Frog Conventional $ 0.380 per frog per day
Swine - up to 22 kg. Conventional $ 4.120 per swine per day
Swine - 22-45 kg. Conventional $ 5.150 per swine per day
Swine - 45-68 kg. Conventional $ 6.860 per swine per day
LARC - El Paso Campus FY2014-15
Species of Animal:Environment:Charge:unit:
Mouse  VMI Caging $ 0.188 per mouse per day
Rat  VMI Caging $ 0.289 per rat per day
Guinea Pig Conventional $ 1.196 per guinea pig per day
Rabbit Conventional $ 1.705 per rabbit per day
LARC - Abilene Campus FY2014-15
Species of Animal:Environment:Charge:unit:
Mouse  VMI Caging $ 0.530 per cage per day
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