Control of Estrus for Natural Service – 2012 ARSBC Dahlen Proceedings

Protocols with less synchrony of estrus are recommended for natural service (NS). Use experienced, 2+ years old bulls that have passed a breeding soundness exam. All protocols for heat detection can also be used with natural service, however a 1:25 bull to cow ratio is recommended.



Aervoe™, AIPAint™, Detect-her™, Estrotect™, Kamar™, Mark-her™, Paintstik™, Quick Shot™,     Tell Tail™, Twist-Stik™

Cystorelin®, Factrel®, Fertagyl®, OvaCyst®, GONABreed®

estroPLAN®, Estrumate®, Lutalyse®, Lutalyse® HighCon, ProstaMate®, SYNCHSURE™

Programs are intended to promote sustainable food production systems by the beef industry through sound reproductive management practices for replacement heifers and postpartum cows. The Beef Reproduction Task Force recommends working with a licensed veterinarian for proper use and application of all reproductive hormones.