Publications on cavies (Cavia porcellus) and cavy culture

For any article not available online here, kindly contact Brigitte Maass (Brigitte.Maass (at) yahoo.com) via email.

Posters on cavy culture in Africa [click here]


Publications from the Cavy Project and by BecA-ILRI Hub ABCF fellows


Production Manuals in English or French

Cavy husbandry and growth


Publications with focus on Africa

By African country or region:


Publications from South America with relevance for Africa

  • Bolivia
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Peru

Publications by thematic areas (titles not listed in any of the above)

Nutrition and digestion by cavies


Domestication of cavies


Molecular studies of cavy diversity, genetics and domestication


Postproduction, processing and meat science



Last update: 27 April 2018