Estrus Synchronization Planner

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Beef Reproduction Task Force

The Beef Reproduction Task Force is providing this planner tool free of charge. Please register at the link below to receive access to the Excel spreadsheet. Your contact information will allow us to notify you when updates occur.

Register to download Estrus Synchronization Planner v18.0

(Note, the primary Excel file of the planner is updated as of 11-16-17.)

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How to download the estrus synch planner
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Standard version

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Preferred Systems


Less Preferred Systems


Superseded Systems

Multigroup version

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About the Estrus Synch Planner

Beef Reproduction Task ForceThe Beef Reproduction Task Force is providing this planner tool free of charge. The Microsoft Excel compatible spreadsheet assists herd managers in making the right management decisions and establishing a program calendar for each day and each task. The Estrus Synchronization Planner works with your program to:

  • Assist with the challenge of planning and implementing some of the more complicated synchronization systems.
  • Eliminate errors in the timing of injections, starting and ending the feeding of MGA, CIDR insertions, etc.
  • Optimize labor use.
  • Provide analysis and comparison of input costs of several synchronization systems.


Need help with the Estrus Synchronization planner? Call 515-294-9910.