Fee Schedule

Please note the BSF is currently working on an updated fee schedule. Information regarding the fee schedule will be posted here in the upcoming months. Check back soon. For detailed information about our per diem and facility fees, please consult the BSF Fee Schedule 2019-2023 (coming soon).

The current fees are as follows:

Animal Cage (per day) – PER DIEM CHARGES
Item Cost
Degus $1.00
Guinea Pig $1.00
Hamster $0.50
Mouse $0.50
Rabbit $1.00
Rat $0.50
Reptile $1.00
Turtle (per animal) $0.05
SPACE (per room/per month)
Fish holding $25.00
Fish procedural lab $25.00
SERVICES (per animal)
Technical Fee: $12.00 per 15 minutes; charge as 1 unit = $12.00
Blood Collection $6.00 per animal
Colony Maintenance Services (e.g. setup breeders/separate) $12.00
Euthanasia $6.00 = 1-2 cages
$12.00 = 3-5 cages
$18.00 = 6+ cages
Injections $6.00 per animal
Post-op Care $6.00 = 1-2 cages
$12.00 = 3-5 cages
$18.00 = 6+ cages
Tissue Collection (e.g. tail/ear for genotyping) $6.00 = 1-2 cages
$12.00 = 3-5 cages
$18.00 = 6+ cages
Weaning $6.00 = 1-2 cages
$12.00 = 3-5 cages
$18.00 = 6+ cages
Plug Check $6.00 = 1-2 cages
$12.00 = 3-5 cages
$18.00 = 6+ cages
EXSANGUINATIONS (e.g. antibody studies per animal charges)
Guinea Pig $20.00
Rabbit $30.00
Rat $15.00
OTHER SERVICES
Anesthetic machine use $12.00 per 15 minutes
Technical assistance $12.00 per 15 minutes
Cage washing (lab husbandry only) $0.35 each
Laundry $5.00 per load
Vivarium Research Lab Coordinator & Technician services (VRLCT) $25.00 per hour

For inquiries regarding fees not listed in the schedule above, please contact us.