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I have also seen this behaviour many times from different hogs. The first time I captured it on video I was concerned it might be the onset of the dreaded metabolic bone disease as it almost looked like the hog was falling flat on its stomach, but it would immediately get up and carry on as normal. I then thought it might be due to uneven ground and a trip or something, but that theory was also dismissed following subsequent sightings.
It doesn’t seem to last long enough to be like scratching or cleaning, but I guess must have some purpose.