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Hi Linire

Don’t worry. Some hogs decide not to hibernate for some reason, so you are doing the right thing to continue offering food and water. The only thing is, I would leave water out all day as well, just in case a hog comes out of hibernation during the day and is thirsty.

I have a non-hibernating hog here. Most that I hear about seem to be that year’s hoglets, as the one there is, but this one didn’t hibernate last year as a hoglet and hasn’t hibernated again.

Calci-worms are better than mealworms, as long as you don’t get the really cheap ones. If you are worried, you could contact the makers and check that there isn’t more phosphorous than calcium in them.

Good luck with the hog.