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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.

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

LARC - Amarillo FY2013-14
Species of Animal:Per Diem Charge:
Mouse Conventional $ 0.26
Mouse Conv. Invest. Feeding $ 0.22
Mouse Sterile Caging $ 0.52
Mouse Ster. Invest. Feeding $ 0.48
Rat Conventional $ 0.52
Rat Sterile Caging $ 0.71
Rat Invest. Feeding $ 0.46
Hamster $ 0.52
Hamster Sterile Caging $ 0.71
LARC - Lubbock FY2013-14
Species of Animal:Per Diem Charge:
Mouse Conventional $ 0.21
Mouse Sterile Caging $ 0.43
Rat Conventional $ 0.38
Hamster $ 0.43
Guinea Pig $ 0.46
Rabbit $ 1.64
Chinchilla $ 1.48
Frog - Small Tank $ 0.36
Frog - Large Tank $ 0.27
Swine - up to-50 lbs. $ 3.92
Swine - 50-100 lbs. $ 4.90
LARC - El Paso FY2013-14
Species of Animal:Per Diem Charge:
Mouse $ 0.18
Rat $ 0.28
Guinea Pig $ 1.15
Rabbit $ 1.64
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