Hayley Springer, MS, DVM

Hayley Springer, MS, DVM

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • Extension Veterinarian
114 Central Milk Testing Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802

Areas of Expertise

  • Calf Health
  • Infectious Diseases of Livestock
  • Beef Quality Assurance
  • Antimicrobial Resistance
  • Pre-Harvest Food Safety
  • One Health


  • DVM, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2010
  • MS, Biomedical Sciences - Physiology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2008


Antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic stewardship in the young calf
Progressive Dairy, Springer, Hayley, 2023

Beef Herd Health Plan, Springer, Hayley, 2023

Calfhood Diarrhea: Targeting Treatment Brings Results
Lancaster Farming, Springer, Hayley, 2023

Genomic diversity of antimicrobial-resistant and Shiga toxin gene-harboring non-O157 Escherichia coli from dairy calves
Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, Salaheen, Serajus, Kim, Seon Woo, Springer, Hayley R., Hovingh, Ernest P., Van Kessel, Jo Ann S., Haley, Bradd J., 2023

Topical permethrin may increase blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) repellency but is associated with cutaneous irritation in horses
American Journal of Veterinary Research, Poh, Karen C., Cole, Zoey T., Smarsh, Danielle N., Springer, Hayley R., Kelly, Kathleen, Kenny, Laura B., Machtinger, Erika T., 2023

Big Changes Coming for Livestock Medication Labels
Lancaster Farmer, Springer, Hayley, 2023

Handling Facilities Affect Cow and Calf Health: How to Keep Your Cattle Safe
Lancaster Farming, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Confined Winter Beef Cows Fact Sheet, Felix, Tara, Springer, Hayley, Felix, T, Meinen, R, Meinen, R, Springer, H, Briggs, Nathan, 2022

How to Protect Dairy Calves From Heat Stress
Lancaster Farming, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Neonatal Calf Diarrhea (Scours), Yost, Cassie, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Make Your Herd's Future a Top Priority: Practical Colostrum Management for The Small Dairy, Yost, Cassie, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Navel Care, Springer, Hayley, Yost, Cassie, 2022

Respiratory Failure, Springer, Hayley, Yost, Cassie, 2022

Where do you get your farm's antibiotics?, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Embracing Antibiotic Stewardship in Animal Agriculture, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Over the Counter Livestock Antibiotics May Soon Require Vet Prescriptions
Lancaster Farming, Springer, Hayley, 2022

Calf Health, Springer, Hayley, Yost, Cassie, 2022

Preventing Mastitis in Heifers
Lancaster Farming, Springer, Hayley, 2021

Sudden Mortality in Captive White-Tailed Deer with Atypical Infestation of Winter Tick
Journal of Medical Entomology, MacHtinger, Erika T., Springer, Hayley R., Brown, Jessica E., Olafson, Pia U., 2021

Colostrum, your calf's health depends on it!
Dairy Digest, Springer, Hayley, 2021

Complete Navel Care - It's not just about the dip
Dairy Business, Springer, Hayley, 2021

Managing Winter Tick, Dermacentor albipictus, on White-tailed Deer Farms and Hunting Preserves, Springer, Hayley, Machtinger, Erika, Springer, H, Brown, Jessica, 2021

Complete Navel Care - It's not just about the dip
Penn State Dairy Digest, Springer, Hayley, 2020

Colostrum: Your calf's health depends on it!
Lancaster Farmer, Springer, Hayley, 2020

National Dairy FARM Program: What You Need to Know
Dairy Digest, Springer, Hayley, Yutzy, Amber, 2020

Dairy Bull Calf Permanent Identification, Springer, Hayley, Strait, Greg, 2020

Biosecurity: The Ounce of Prevention, Felix, T, Springer, Hayley, 2020

Biosecurity: The Ounce of Prevention
Progressive Cattleman, Felix, T, Springer, Hayley, 2019

Protecting Companion Animals Against Ticks in Pennsylvania, Machtinger, E, Springer, H, Springer, Hayley, Machtinger, Erika, 2019

Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania, Machtinger, Erika, Springer, Hayley, 2019

Antimicrobial resistance in fecal escherichia coli and salmonella enterica from dairy calves: A systematic review
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, Springer, Hayley R., Denagamage, Thomas N., Fenton, Ginger D., Haley, Bradd J., Van Kessel, Jo Ann S., Hovingh, Ernest P., 2019

Antimicrobial Resistance in Fecal Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica from Dairy Calves: A Systematic Review.
Foodborne pathogens and disease, Springer, Hayley, Denagamage, T, Fenton, G, Haley, B, VanKessel JAS, None, Hovingh, E, 2018

Erratum for Byukusenge et al., "Complete Genome Sequences of Four Bovine Coronavirus Isolates from Pennsylvania".
Microbiology resource announcements, Byukusenge, M, Nissly, R, Kasibhatla, S, Li, L, Russell, R, Springer, Hayley, Barry, R, Vansaun, R, Wolfgang, D, Hovingh, E, Kulkarni-Kale, U, Kuchipudi, Suresh, 2018

Antibiotic Stewardship: Can it really save your dairy money?, Springer, Hayley, 2018

Erratum: Complete genome sequences of four bovine coronavirus isolates from Pennsylvania (Microbiology Resource Announcements (2018) 6:22 (e00467-18) DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00467-18)
Genome Announcements, Byukusenge, Maurice, Nissly, R, Kasibhatla, Sunitha, Li, Lingling, Russell, Rebekah, Springer, Hayley, Barry, Rhiannon, Van Saun, Robert, Van Saun, Robert, None, Wolfgang, D, Hovingh, Ernest, Kulkarni-Kale, Urmila, Kuchipudi, Suresh V., 2018