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Hi MikeDF

It’s good to hear the hogs are still visiting and have taken to the Spikes Dinner.

Nice to see your collection of images. Looks as if it is quite busy!

It isn’t always easy to tell with camera angles, etc. but the little chap drinking before dark looks as if it might be a youngster. If you look at the adult hogs, their heads seem to look quite small in relation to their bodies and the younger ones not so much. But it’s also possible in this weather that that little hog hasn’t been getting enough food and water. (It might be looking ‘scruffy’ because it’s a bit thin). If that is the case, now that it has found you, hopefully that will be remedied. But, keep an eye out for it. If you see it out in the open during the day (just arrived a bit early in the evening is ok), it’s probably a sign that it needs help.

There is more information about hogs out during the day on BHPS site faqs

If all your food is gone by morning, it might be worth putting a little bit more out. And I say that because of this extreme hot and especially dry, weather. It is difficult for them to find some of their natural food so what you leave for them is especially important.

Good luck and I hope you continue to enjoy having the hogs around.