Mieke Brummer-Holder

Assistant Professor
Research

mieke.holder@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-6880

Room 812 W. P. Garrigus Building
Lexington KY 40446-0215

Specialties
Nutrition

Education

B.Sc. Animal Science (2004). Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences. University of Pretoria, South Africa.

M.Sc. Animal Nutrition (2007). Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences. University of Pretoria, South Africa. Thesis title: The effect of yeast cell wall preparations on salmonella colonisation, gastrointestinal health and performance of broiler chickens.

Ph.D. Animal Science (Equine nutrition; 2012). Department of Animal and Food Sciences. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. Dissertation title: The influence of selenium status on immune function and antioxidant status in the horse.

Post-Doctoral (2013). Alltech Inc. Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition. Focus: Evaluation of in-feed greenhouse gas mitigation strategies using a ruminant in vitro fermentation model.

Publications

Journal publications:

Brümmer, M., C. Jansen van Rensburg and C.A. Moran. 2010. Saccharomyces cerevisiae cell wall products: The effects on gut morphology and performance of broiler chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science. 40(1):14-21. 

McCown, S., M. Brummer, S. Hayes, G. Olsen, S.R. Smith, L. Lawrence. 2012. Acceptability of teff hay by horses. Journal of equine veterinary science. 32(6):327-331.

Brummer M, S. Hayes, B.E. Harlow, L.A. Strasinger, K.A. Dawson, D.W. Horohov and L.M. Lawrence. 2012. Exercise response in unfit adult horses of different selenium status. Comparative Exercise Physiology 8(3/4):203-212.

Brummer M, S. Hayes,K.A. Dawson and L.M. Lawrence. 2013. Measures of Antioxidant Status of the Horse in Response to Selenium Depletion and Repletion. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2158-2168.

Brummer M, S. Hayes,A.A. Adams, K.A. Dawson, D.W. Horohov and L.M. Lawrence. 2013. The effect of selenium supplementation and vaccination response and immune function in adult horses. Journal of Animal Science. 91:3702-3715.

Earing J.E., L.M. Lawrence, S. Hayes, M. Brummer, E. Vanzant. 2013. Digestive capacity in weanling and mature horses. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2151-2157.


Meeting Abstracts:

Brummer, M., C. van Rensburg, U. Thielen, J.M. Tricarico, J.L. Pierce, C.A. Moran. 2006. The effect of yeast cell wall mannan preparations on gastrointestinal health and performance of broiler chicks. 41st Congress of the South African Society of Animal Sciences as well as 26th Alltech symposium (Poster).

Brummer, M., J.E. Ringler, A.G. Parks, S. Hayes, A.A. Adams, D.W. Horohov and L.M. Lawrence. 2009. Selenium status and equine immune function. Abst. J. Eq. Vet Sci 29(5):362-363. (Oral).

Parks, A.G., S. Hayes, M. Brummer, J.E. Ringler, K.M. Harvey, S. McCown, B.D. Cassill and L.M. Lawrence. 2009. The effects of endophyte infected tall fescue consumption on exercising horses. Abst. J. Eq. Vet. Sci. 29(5):299-301. (Oral)

Ringler, J.E., S. Hayes, M. Brummer, S.M. McCown, A.G. Parks, and L.M. Lawrence. 2009. Comparison of in vivo digestibility estimates obtained from weanling and mature horses receiving the same diet. Abst. J. Eq. Vet. Sci 29(5):347-348 (Oral)

Brummer, M. B.D. Cassill, S. Hayes, J.E. Ringler, A.G. Parks and L.M. Lawrence. 2009. Changes in glutathione peroxidase and serum selenium in response to castration. Abst. J. Eq. Vet Sci 29(5):434-435 (Poster).

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, J.E. Earing, S.M. McCown and L.M. Lawrence. 2010. Short Term Selenium Depletion and Oxidative Stress in the Adult Horse. Abst. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 88. E-suppl. 2: 638 (Poster).

Earing, J.E., S.H. Hayes, M. Brummer, S.M. McCown, A.G. Parks, and L.M. Lawrence. 2010. In vivo digestibility and mean retention estimates of young horses receiving the same diet. Abst. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 88. E-suppl. 2: 639 (Poster).

 McCown, S., M. Brummer, J. Earing, S. Hayes, L. Lawrence. 2010. Acceptability of teff hay by horses. Abst. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 88. E-suppl. 2: 477 (Oral).

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, J.E. Earing, S.M. McCown, L.M. Lawrence. 2011 Effect of Selenium Depletion on Oxidative Stress in Mature Horses. Abst. J. Eq. Vet Sci 31(5): 257 (Poster)

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, S.M. McCown, A.A. Adams, D.W. Horohov, L.M. Lawrence. 2011. Selenium Depletion Reduces Vaccination Response in Horses. Abst. J. Eq. Vet Sci 31(5):266 (Oral).

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, J. E. Earing, S. M. McCown, and L. M. Lawrence. 2011. Selenium status declines in horses fed NRC adequate and low selenium diets. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1: 319 (Poster).

McCown, S., M. Brummer, S. Hayes, J. Earing, L. Lawrence. 2011. Basal insulin and glucose concentrations in gestating and lactating mares. Abst, J. Eq. Vet. Sci. 31 (5):247-248 (Poster)

McCown, S., M. Brummer, S. Hayes, J. Earing, L. Lawrence. 2011. Nutrient and dry matter intales of broodmares fed high forage diets. Abst, J. Eq. Vet. Sci. 31(5):246-265 (Oral).

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, B.E. Davis, L.A. Strasinger, S. McCown and L.M. Lawrence. 2012. Exercise response in unfit horses of different selenium status. Accepted for poster presentation at the 2012 Animal Science meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Brummer, M., S. Hayes, A. Betancourt, A.A. Adams, D.W. Horohov and L.M. Lawrence. 2012. Selenium supplementation and immune function. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2012 Animal Science meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Brummer M, S. Hayes, K.A. Dawsonand L.M. Lawrence. 2013. Interrelationships among selenium status, antioxidant capacity and oxidative stress in the horse. Accepted for poster presentation at the 2013 Equine Science Society, Mescalero, New Mexico.