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Animal Care Fees

In order to maintain staffing, supplies and equipment the CM-LAF has a per diem fee structure for the care of animals. The rates run concurrent with UB's fiscal year, July 1—June 30.

Effective July 1, 2015

Animal Care

Animal Care Per Diem Rates

Species UB Rate Non UB Rate
Dog 10.24
16.28
Pig (<100 lb) 9.94 15.80
Pig (100-200 lb) 10.88 17.29
Pig (>200 lb) 11.69 18.59
Sheep 12.48 19.85
Rabbit 2.48 3.95
Chinchilla 2.07 3.29
Rat (Conventional) 0.49 0.79
Rat (Filter/Sterile) 0.69 1.10
Mouse (Conventional) 0.27 0.43
Mouse SPF 0.38 0.61
Gerbil 0.46 0.74
Hamster 0.56 0.88
Guinea Pig 1.38
2.19
Frogs 0.46 0.74
Birds 0.56 0.88
Ferrets 2.55
4.06
Mouse (BSL2) 0.34 0.54
Mouse (Sterile Housing) 0.36 0.57
Rat (BSL2) 0.57 0.90

Services and Special Charges

Diagnostic Tests

Type Unit Rate
C.B.C (s) Each  10.01
DX Tests - Chem Inhouse Each  51.75
DX Tests - Chem Inhouse - Single (per animal) Each  5.00
Histology Cornell Each  144.00

Import/Export

Type Unit Rate
Animal Transport between LAF Facilities Each  30.00
Domestic Export, per box, plus shipping Per box  39.10
Expedited Quarantine (In addition to Import Fee) Per 10  145.00
Import to SPF, per 10 animals Per 10  166.70
Import, Quarantine fee per Bird Each  27.00
International Export, per box, plus shipping Per box  57.50
International Import, per 10 animals Per 10  143.70
Routine Import, per 10 animals Per 10  109.20

Professional Services

Type Unit Rate
Caretaker Time Hour  25.00
Caretaker Time - Overtime Hour  37.50
Veterinarian Tech Time Hour  30.00
Veterinarian Tech Time - Overtime Hour  45.00
Veterinarian Time Hour  50.00

Surgery

Type Unit Rate
Anesthesia-Isoflurane + Machine Hour  16.50
Anesthesia-Isoflurane + Machine ea add hr Hour  9.34
Autoclave/use Each  10.01
Autoclave/use monthly Month  50.00
Equipment Rental (1 each 1 day) Day  10.01
Equipment Rental (3 or more 1 day) Day  25.00
Equipment Rental (monthly) Month  50.00
OR Cleanup Fee Full Day Day  20.00
OR Cleanup Fee Half Day Half Day  10.01
Proc-Autoclave/pkg Each  15.00
Surgery - Instrument Pack Each  35.01
Surgery - Sterile Drape - Large Each  3.00
Surgery - Surgeon Prep/Person Per Person  9.42

Technical Procedures

Type Unit Rate
C02 Chamber Use with Tech Assist Each  10.01
C02 Chamber Use without Tech Assist Each  2.50
C02 Chamber Use/monthly with Tech Assist Month  50.00
C02 Chamber Use/monthly without Tech Assist Month  12.50
Post Mortem-large animal > 5kg Each  26.25
Post Mortem-rodent Each  18.00
Post Mortem-small animal < 5kg Each  20.00

 

X-Ray

Type Unit Rate
X-Ray 1st Exposure w/ Processing Each  20.00
X-Ray Addnl. Exposure w/ Processing Each  10.01
X-Ray Processing Only or Exp. Only Each  5.00