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
Panacur treatment $48 per hour
Vivarium Research Lab Coordinator & Technician services (VRLCT) $6.25 per 15 minutes or $25.00 per hour
SUPPLIES
Alfaxan 10mg/ml $28.85
Anafen 10mL (Ketoprofen) $28.75
Anesthetics gas absorber F/air canister $20.35
Aspen chip bedding $16.55
Autoclave indicator strips OK (250/pack) $28.85
Autoclave tape (60 yds) $12.60
Battery, Duracell Medical 3V Lithium $12.85
Battery, Duracell AA (each) $0.60
Battery, Duracell AAA (each) $0.60
Baytril injectable solution (1 ml) $1.49
Baytril injectable solution (50 ml) $74.44
Bed-O-Cob 1/4″ $14.75
Betadine $10.50
Bio bags (per roll) $3.90
Bone, nylon (100/box) $144.20
Boost gel (Diet Gel) $1.75
Bupivacaine 0.5% (20 ml) $13.87
Carprofen 1ml $3.16
Carprofen gel (Medigel) $1.75
Chew bone $1.00
Chocolate ball mini treats (box) $55.00
Dexamethasone injectable 2mg/ml (100 ml) $12.50
Dextrose 5% injectable bag (500 ml) $4.20
Dox diet $55.65
EMLA cream 30g (tube) $30.00
Epinephrine (Epiclor injectable) $36.00
Flamazine 20g (tube) $8.30
Fucithalmic (Isathal) $11.05
Gauze 2″ x 2″ $2.65
Gauze 4″ x 4″ $6.70
Gel foam $71.25
Gloves, nitrile (100/pack) $8.10
Hydro gel $1.50
Hydrogen peroxide (H20 gel) $2.00
Insulin syringe $0.20
Insulated foam container $93.00
Isoflurane $52.50
KMR feline powder 6 oz. $12.75
KMR feline powder 1 scoop (0.05 oz.) $1.06
Lab diet meal $40.45
Love Mash 1 kg $75.15
LRS w/ 5% dextrose $7.15
Metacam 1.5mg/ml oral suspension 32 ml $33.00
Metacam 1.5mg/ml oral suspension 10 ml $14.35
Metacam 0.5% injectable 20ml $120.85
Mouse diet $37.25
Needle, hypodermic 30G x 1/2″ (100/pack) $24.15
Nutrafin floating goldfish pellets (12.7 oz.) $20.33
Nutrical $8.50
O2 (K tank) $22.74
Pleated mask (50/pack) $2.60
Polysporin (tube) $7.50
Preempt disinfectant 4L $60.60
PREVail disinfectant $52.00
Recovery gel $1.50
Rodent diet $28.50
Specimen bag (carton) $80.00
Specimen bag (each) $0.08
Sterile saline $2.00
Suture $4.00
Syringe 1cc (100/pack) $12.25
Syringe w/ needle Aventix 1cc (each) $0.56
Systane nighttime lubricant eye ointment (tube) $6.80
Tear gel (Lubrithal) (tube) $8.00
Tissue glue $12.00
Topagen spray bottle $23.25
Vitamin AD3 forte injectable (250 ml) $41.12
Vitamin E (100 capsules/box) $11.00
Weight container $1.65
Wood gnawing blocks (144/box) $109.20

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