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Hi Sam1404

It’s quite normal for hogs to come out of hibernation for short spells. It may be that these ‘wakings’ are, to some extent, built in to the fat reserves they lay down for hibernation. There probably is a certain amount of natural food around, but it’s very important that you leave water out 24 hours a day during the winter, as that isn’t always as easy to find. Maybe try leaving some food in the area where the hog has been foraging.