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I tend to use a high sided poly bowl – which makes it difficult for hog to escape (which is a challenge in itself as they are all little Houdinis) – and also gives you an opportunity to have a check all around them and underneath when they are sat in the bowl (or scrabbling around trying to escape).

recommend to do any weighing on the floor though or close to it and in a place where if they do escape, they can be readily retrieved from – as they will try and climb and jump out – which would be a disaster if they fall from a height or escape and wedge themselves somewhere that you cant get them out of!

softer lighting, quiet environment and don’t talk to them, or at them – they don’t like us remember – are all tips to be encouraged too.

good luck!