NSRRC Distribution Fees

NSRRC distribution fees are intended to defray the costs associated with specialized swine breeding, genetic quality control, animal health monitoring, cryopreservation, customer service, technical information and support, and maintaining updated scientific information on all genetically-altered swine within the NSRRC program.

Distribution fees are in U.S. dollars and effect 9/1/2018

Material Cost Recovery Notes
Genetically Modified Swine $1,725 Per animal at weaning (28 days of age)
Wild-Type Swine $575 Per animal at weaning (28 days of age)
Somatic Cell Nuclear Transfer or Zygote Injection $6,472

 

$5,880

 

$5,288

Per 2 embryo transfers that maintains both pregnancies to term.

Per 2 embryo transfers that maintains one pregnancy to term.

Per 2 embryo transfer that do not maintain a pregnancy.

Hand Raising Piglets to Day 28 $2,746 For 3-6 piglets. *
Hand Raising Piglets to Day 28 in high health conditions $4,993 For 3-6 piglets. *
Sow/Gilt/Barrow Housing $7.50 Per Day
Boar/Special Housing – Single animal in a pen $11.50 Per Day
Pregnant Sow Carrying a Transgenic Litter $3,000 Per Animal
Housing in the NSRRC: Sow/Gilt/Barrow $14.50 Per Day
Housing in the NSRRC: Boar/Special Housing – Single animal in a pen $19.00 Per Day
Wild Type Sample Collection $500 Per Day
Fetal Sample Collection $1,000 Per Day
Frozen Cells $150 Per Vial
Fresh Semen $100 Per Ejaculate
Frozen Semen Please inquire*
Blood Sample $100 $100 for first vial/pig and $25 for each additional.
Construct Development $1,725 Per Step
Transfections and Colony Screening $350 Per Transfection
Genotyping/Assay Development $1,724 Per Assay
Consulting $150 Per Hour
Mileage for Delivery of Animals $0.65 Per Mile, $150 per day and $150 per night.
Shipping Samples At cost*
Disease Testing for Shipment Please inquire*
Custom Request Not Listed Above Please inquire*

Shipping Costs

The NSRRC can provide shipping of swine across the country in our environmentally controlled vehicle. Shipping costs are calculated based on the mileage from Columbia, MO to your facility and back to Columbia, MO. Additional charges may apply. We will do our best to combine shipments with other investigators to help share these charges.