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Lots of interesting information guys. As a newbie I’m still learning what’s best for HH. I’ve read conflicting information about peanuts, I’m sure I read on hedgehog street somewhere that a few peanuts chopped up were ok, maybe Im mistaken and I will check it out again.
My little visitor is still coming every night, but not always eating the jellied dog food of the hedgehog specific food that I bought. Having read various opinions on feeding I bought some dry cat food, but the only interest was from the local cats lol.
I was putting the food in a feeding station (an adapted under bed box ) but I gave up on that, as HH was looking through the entrance at the food but wouldn’t risk going in.
I was beginning to think it was something I was doing wrong. So last night I reverted to putting the dog food hidden in the undergrowth and kept nipping out to make the cats weren’t about. And I think I now know why hog isn’t bothering much with the diet I have chosen. When I nipped out to check the food was still in the dish, I saw three gigantic slugs that clearly had a death wish, because they had slithered into the dish and appeared to be feasting on the dog meat! I’ve never used slug pellets and as an avid gardener, my garden is packed full ( perfect for hogs) if it says on the label attracts bees and good for wildlife etc I buy it.
So I’m not too worried now about Hog getting enough food this time of year, although I will keep putting it out and making sure there is plenty of water.