Magnesium: new chances for a forgotten mineral

For a long time, magnesium was mostly ignored in health care. But now, more knowledge is becoming available on this mineral. This increased demand for good diagnostic devices to analyse ionised magnesium. It’s not easy to produce a machine capable …Continue reading

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The new Labbook: take your lab everywhere

A new generation Labbooks will appear in 2015. A Labbook that connects to other modern devices and brings the newest technology to the barn. The new Labbook is smaller, so it’s easily carried to every animal in need of care. …Continue reading

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The future of animal diagnostics

Though it may sound like a paradox, innovative technologies may bring the veterinarian back where he or she belongs: in the stable, next to the animals that need care. Back in the days, the vet’s visit was the moment in …Continue reading

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Blue4Green at the Ag innovation showcase

The sixth edition of the Ag Innovation showcase in Missouri saw many innovative speakers and companies, including Blue4Green. The participants came from the US, Canada, The Netherlands and even New Zealand. Important topics such as biofuel, biotechnology, animal health and …Continue reading

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Benefit from innovation

The speed of innovation is mind blowing. Only a few decades ago, computers were as big as class rooms, but now everybody has a smartphone. And there are even more possiblities: a new innovation that’s important to farming is the …Continue reading

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Individual approach for a better transition

Every dairy farm is different. The feed is different, the housing is incomparable between farms and everyone applies a different management. So why would almost all dairy farms receive the same advice when it comes to transition improvement? Concrete solutions …Continue reading

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Calcium analysis in arctic conditions

The harsh winter that reigned in the USA didn’t stop Blue4Green from helping dairy farms improve on their transition management. The large size of the farms (350 – 4000 cows) in combination with the mobile handheld lab from Blue4Green allows for quick …Continue reading

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Remarkable animation of Lab-on-a-Chip analysis

What’s not visible for the naked eye, comes to life in this animation about a lab the size of a chip. Blue4Green uses Lab-on-a-Chip technology for its mobile handheld lab “The Labbook”. The technology is a tiny “lab” on a …Continue reading

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New video: analysis @ point of animal care

At Blue4Green, we realize more than ever that we can contribute to creating a better world. We expect that better insight at point of animal care to prevent animal health problems will be crucial to create a more sustainable world. Therefore we …Continue reading

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More energy for better health and fertility

The calcium-dip is not the only low in the transition period. Energy is scarce as well around calving. But why exactly is that a problem? Until about one month before calving, energy intake is generally above requirements and body reserves …Continue reading

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