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Hi Leon.

I have recently installed a Bushnell trail cam as a replacement for a Pro stalk which got knocked over by a cat and went a bit haywire. The Bushnell is a great improvement, the quality of the videos is superb. I am able to identify particular hogs by the markings on groups of prickles, some pale or dark patches. Earlier in the year I tried to mark the hogs (as described in Pat Morris’s book). I marked 4 but they seemed to take offence as they stopped coming. I now have one unmarked living in my hog house for the last 3 weeks. 2 nights ago a second visited and on encountering the first, tried to head-but it out of the way, but gave up and went back the way it had come. One thing I have observed is the amount of scratching the hog does. I wonder if it has a flea problem, but don’t wish to clean out the house in case I disturb it. Also concerned about RTA’s. £ run over within 50 metres of my house. This may just be an indication that we have a healthy population! but wish there was something I could do.