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Hi all, I’ve just had a long letter published in our local paper about the problems of feeding mealworm to hogs. I did this because I’ve noticed a few lovely pictures of hogs on the photos page and seen mealworm alongside with hogs eating them. I confess a lot of us have done this at the beginning due to seeing hogs eating from under bird feeders. Sunflower seeds are as bad. After learning very quickly from this site I did not ween them off the mealworm, I stopped them altogether. A lot of us buy hedgehog food, but if funding is tight, cat or dog food is good (no fish) and small cat biscuits are economical. We’ve discovered they will go on hunger strike for about 3 days when you change food, but they come round. If yours are tame enough to sit on you they may take some cat biscuits off you straight away. Best wishes.