Dr. Pedro Fontes – Reproductive Physiologist

Several different protocols are currently available to synchronize beef females and producers are often overwhelmed with the complicated terminology and large numbers of protocols. To overcome the challenges associated with the selection of an estrus synchronization protocol, Extension personnel across the U.S. developed different tools to facilitate the selection and use of these protocols. The purpose of this article is to objectively guide Georgia producers through the use the EstruSynch planner, an online free tool that helps producers plan and budget their artificial insemination program.