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Not all does will cycle in spring; some do so ‘naturally’, but some need hormonal manipulation via management decisions.
Mid-Dec/mid-Feb lighting (20/24 hrs/day), followed by 4/6 week hiatus, followed by introduction of ‘lighted’ bucks will USUALLY result in April/May conception rate of 75-82%, but there are no guarantees; breed differences? Individual differences?
Non-cycling does may be induced to cycle via hormonal manipulation with vaginal sponges; unfortunately, this is currently illegal here
Cycling does may be synchronized to breed in a very narrow window, 4-6 days, for management convenience/target marketing using Lutalyse (1-2 cc/hd on day 1; another 1-2 cc/hd on day 10/11; estrus will occur 2-4 days later; conception rates will be 80% plus