Category Archives: General

How deep is your calcium dip?

The transition dip is a deficit that occurs naturally around calving. Calcium is one of the scarce substances and an important one. Nearly all cows have low calcium levels in their blood around calving. When the dip is too deep, problems such …Continue reading

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A better transition? Check the transition dip

The transition period should provide a good start to the next lactation. But during this period, all cows experience a dip in calcium as well as energy levels. A deep dip causes problems that are detrimental to the cow’s health …Continue reading

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Blue4Green present at the World Economic Forum

In 1971, Klaus Schwab – then 33 years of age – founded The World Economic Forum with the aim ‘to Improve the State of the World’. Just a little over forty years later, an unprecedented number of 2,500 policy makers …Continue reading

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A Growing Mission

In 2008 we started Blue4Green with the aim of creating a handheld laboratorium and PDA for veterinarians. We stated our mission as: ‘Connect to give the right insight.’ Now, we realize that an enormous problem is arising around us and …Continue reading

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Military and Blue4Green collaborate on international diagnostics for horses

Military Boekelo-Enschede hosts the biggest horse event in the Netherlands. Sport safety has always topped their priority list. This has recently been given a boost through their collaboration with Blue4Green. The event and the innovative company, both from Twente, are …Continue reading

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Outgoing minister de Jager visits Blue4Green

The outgoing Minister of Finance, Jan Kees de Jager, visited Kennispark Twente on Monday 2 July 2012.  Blue4Green was one of five companies selected from dozens of applicants to present their methods and products during this visit. The informal meeting …Continue reading

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International launch of Dry2Fresh Dutch transition program

Veterinarians and dairy farmers abroad have expressed considerable interest in Dry2Fresh, the innovative methodology to help cows through the transition period by Blue4Green.  A veterinarian practice in the United Kingdom has already started using Dry2Fresh for dairy farms and it …Continue reading

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Cow care in Africa

Cows are vital for farmers all over the world. But the way they care for the cow’s health depends on the local circumstances. In Africa, for example, farmers may put great effort in caring for sick cows. Sometimes with very …Continue reading

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Dry2Fresh cars

Because of the quickly increasing number of veterinary practices and dairy farms using Dry2Fresh, it was time to expand the fleet. Dry2Fresh can now be recognized by this colourful design. Dutch farmers can look at www.gezondekoe.nl (healthy cow) for more information …Continue reading

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New generation Labbooks

Blue4Green’ s Labbook is in constant development.  The current Labbook can analyse calcium in blood, amongst other things.  Soon, a new version will be released that can analyse other elements and other fluids.  We are currently subjecting these new Labbooks …Continue reading

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