University Laboratory Animal Resources News

New FY18 animal care per diem rates take effect Oct. 1

Posted: September 20, 2017

FY18 animal care per diem rate increases go into effect October 1, 2017. Valerie Bergdall, institutional attending veterinarian and director of University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR), and her staff work continuously to find ways to control costs and hold per diem increases to a minimum.

The rates reflect a 2%increase over FY17 rates. The new rates also include a change in the weaning charge for mice, previously based on tech time. ULAR is now moving to a standard fee per weaned cage, as is the practice with our peer institutions. The fee only applies to cages ULAR staff have to wean, not to cages weaned by research staff.

View the FY18 per diem rates.

If you have questions about the new rates, please contact Dr. Bergdall.

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