Cecilia Müller

Cecilia Müller


Research Interests
Equine nutrition and management, especially forage production and utilization, silage and haylage production, conservation and utilization of forages in equine nutrition, hygienic quality of feeds, equine welfare in relation to feeding and nutrition.

Research Goal
Understand factors affecting forage nutritive and hygienic quality in relation to equine feeding, and how these factors affect the horse. Implement and use this knowledge to improve the forage production, conservation and utilization in equine nutrition and feeding, as well as for improving forage hygienic quality. Develop objective methods for the description of hygienic quality in forages.

Research Skills
Forage production experiments, equine feeding experiments, hygienic analysis of forages, sampling of forages
Activity in the scientific society
Secretary in the Horse Committee at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science (20 % of full time).
Taking part in the arrangement of our Nordic Feed Science Conference

Activity with stakeholders outside the scientific society
Takes part in Feed Science Network (Industry)
Member of the Group for Horse related issues at the Ministry for Rural Affairs, Sweden


Pedagogic education up to supervision of PhD students
Basic pedagogic education and education in supervision of PhD-students
Teaching on bachelor-, master- and PhD-courses, supervision of students on all levels


Pågående forskningsprojekt:

Title Project managers
Moulds and mycotoxins in wrapped forages for horses Cecilia Müller/Rolf Spörnly, Astrid Johansen, Bioforsk, Norge
PhD-student: Jessica Schenk
Glyceamic and insulinaemic response in horses fed diets differing in sugar content Johan Bröjer(huvudansvarig)
Kia Nostell
Cecilia Müller
High quality silage for horses giving more profit and improved animal health Astrid Johansen, Bioforsk, Norge
Cecilia Müller
Macro- and micromineral content in harvested forage for horses Cecilia Müller 

Universitetslektor vid Institutionen för husdjurens utfodring och vård (HUV); Näringslära och skötsel enkelmagade djur
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Arbetsbeskrivning: Forskning och undervisning omfattande fodervetenskap särskilt produktion och användning av vallfoder till hästar. Sekreterare i VH-fakultetens hästkommitté.
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