The 2019 calf crop is making its way into the world. Now is the optimal time to get those newborn calves off to the right start. While some producers may shy away from calf implants, Zoetis Senior Nutritionist Dr. Blaine Corners says there are benefits. “Research shows there is about 19-20 pounds of additional gain that can be realized by one dose of Synovex C in a calf 45 days or older.” Once calves are older, Corners adds producers should match the implant intensity with nutrition. “If there is a time of decreased forage availability, always consider hay supplementation, range cubes or cake.” Listen to more.