Publications on cavies (Cavia porcellus) and cavy culture

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