General Information

  • Animal Order Form
  • Charles River Laboratory delivery schedule- 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Deadline for orders from the West Coast are the Monday before delivery. Deadline for orders from the East Coast are the Thursday before delivery. Jackson Labs deliver each Wednesday.  Please call, we will do our best to get your orders when you need them.
  • Mice purchased from in-house breeding colonies (C57, Balb/c)= $13.75/each
  • Animal Transfer Form
 

Per Diem Information

Species ARC per diem rates: FY 2015 (7/14-6/15)
Mice, specialized care1 0.93 Per cage/day
Mice, ABSL2 at the ARC2 1.03 Per cage/day
Mice, ABSL3 at the BSL3 facility 2.28 Per cage/day
Rats 0.79 Per cage/day
Hamsters,ABSL2 at the ARC3 1.19 Per cage/day
Guinea Pigs 1.50 Per cage/day
Gerbils .58 Per cage/day
Cats 4.58 Per animal/day
Rabbits 2.18 Per animal/day
Ferrets 2.18 Per animal/day
Macaques 8.60 Per animal/day
Leopard Frogs 1.00 Per tank/day
Xenopus 1.00 Per tank/day
  1. Animals are housed in autoclaved and ventilated caging, provided irradiated feed and sterile water and cage changes are performed within a HEPA-filtered change station.
  2. Animals are housed in the ABSL2 area of the ARC.  They are maintained under “specialized care” conditions.  In addition, caging and personal protective equipment (PPE) are autoclaved upon exit.
  3. Technologist rate(minimum of 15 minute increments) =$27.00/hour.
 

Outside Contract Rates

Species ARC per diem rates: FY 2015 (7/14-6/15)
Mice, specialized care1 1.35 Per cage/day
Mice, ABSL2 at the ARC2 1.48 Per cage/day
Mice, ABSL3 at the BSL3 facility 3.28 Per cage/day
Gerbils .84 Per cage/day
Guinea Pigs 2.16 Per cage/day
Rats 1.13 Per cage/day
Hamsters, ABSL2 at the ARC 1.72 Per cage/day
Ferrets 3.14 Per animal/day
Rabbits 3.14 Per animal/day
Cats 6.60 Per animal/day
Macaques 12.39 Per animal/day
  1. Animals are housed in autoclaved and ventilated caging, provided irradiated feed and sterile water and cage changes are performed within a HEPA-filtered change station.
  2. Animals are housed in the ABSL2 area of the ARC.  They are maintained under “specialized care” conditions.  In addition, caging and personal protective equipment (PPE) are autoclaved upon exit.