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Hi Anne

It’s good to hear you have four hogs visiting. I wouldn’t worry too much about the hogs fighting, it’s what male hogs do and they don’t seem to come to much harm from it, even though it sometimes looks quite ferocious. I don’t think it is necessarily to do with the food and how many dishes you put out. I find that the hogs, here, will often move from bowl to bowl anyway. Some males are just intolerant of having any other males around who aren’t rolled up! Even spreading the dishes further apart doesn’t seem to work. They seem to have some sort of radar to detect other males in the vicinity. Some even seem to ‘patrol’ the area, possibly looking for females, but I always suspect they are also making sure there is no competition around!

Good luck to you and the hogs.