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Laboratory Animal Resources

Laboratory Animal Resources 


Welcome to 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 740-593-2997 or by email at carpentd@ohio.edu.

Ohio University Animal Care Per Diem Rates


Rates effective July 1, 2014

CAGE/ANIMAL TYPE
FY 2014/2015 FY 2015/2016
FY 2016/2017
Mouse cage
$0.67 $0.69 $0.71
Mouse special needs (i.e. immune deficient, diabetic, ABSL2)
$1.01 $1.04 $1.07
Rat cage
$1.18 $1.22 $1.25
Rat special needs (i.e. immune deficient, diabetic, ABSL2)
$1.77 $1.82 $1.88
Large colony cages
$1.49 $1.53 $1.58
Small reptile/amphibian tank (aquaria)
$0.98 $1.01 $1.04
Large reptile/amphibian tank
$1.38 $1.42 $1.46
Large filtered aquatic systems
$6.71 $6.91 $7.12
Paddlefish system
$22.42 $23.09 $23.79
Agricultural animal on pasture (goats, sheep, alpaca, llama)
$4.57 $4.71 $4.85
Agricultural animal in stalls (goat, sheep, alpaca, llama, swine)
$8.56 $8.82 $9.08
Special project technician rate per hour (billed in min. 1/2 increments)
$30.00 $30.90 $31.83
*specialized projects may require additional set-up or equipment fees
     
**Routine veterinary care included
     
Specialized care, surgeries, medicines, etc will be charged by Attending Veterinarian
     

 
  FY 2011/2012 FY 2012/2013
FY 2013/2014
Mouse cage
$0.34 $0.36 $0.38
Mouse special needs (i.e. immune deficient, diabetic, ABSL2)
$0.48 $0.51 $0.54
Rat cage
$0.64 $0.68 $0.72
Large animal cage
$0.81 $0.85 $0.90
Small reptile/amphibian tank
$0.54 $0.57 $0.60
Large reptile/amphibian tank
$0.78 $0.82 $0.87
Large filtered aquatic systems
$4.31 $4.53 $4.76
Paddlefish system
$10.50 $11.03 $11.59
Large agricultural animal
$3.64 $3.83 $4.05
Room checks
$0.28 $0.30 $0.32