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Office of Laboratory Animal Resources

The Office of Laboratory Animal Resources serves Ohio University faculty and staff by insuring that acceptable standards are met for the humane care and use of live, vertebrate animals in all research, teaching, training, and biological testing. All Ohio University facilities are AAALAC accredited.

For additional information about purchasing or holding animals at Ohio University, contact Scott Carpenter at 740-593-0927 or by email at carpentd@ohio.edu.

Ohio University Animal Care Per Diem Rates 2020-2021

CATEGORY

RATE

MOUSE CAGE

$0.80

MOUSE SPECIAL NEEDS (ie:-IMMUNE, DIABETIC, ABLS2)

$1.21

RAT CAGE

$1.41

RAT CAGE-SPECIAL NEEDS (ie: IMMUNEDEFICIENT, DIABETIC, ABSL2)

$2.11

RABBIT CAGE & LARGE COLONY CAGES

$3.70

SMALL REPTILE/AMPHIBIAN TANK

$1.17

LARGE REPTILE/AMPHIBIAN

$1.65

PADDLEFISH SYSTEM

$26.76

AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL ON PASTURE (GOATS-SHEEP-ALPACA-LLAMA-etc)

$5.45

AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL IN STALL (GOATS-SHEEP-ALPACA-LLAMA-etc.)

$10.21

SPECIAL PROJECTS- TECHNICIAN RATE PER HOUR (BILLED IN MIN.1/2 INCREMENTS)

$35.80

*Specialized projects may require additional set-up or equipment fees

**Routine veterinary care is included in per diem fees. Specialized veterinary care and medicine may be billed separately by attending veterinarian.

***Rates effective July 1, 2020. For funding projections beyond 20/21, please budget a 5% per year increase in per diems to cover anticipated increases in supplies, labor and overhead costs.