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I am surprised that a hog rescue is recommending that slightly strange menu for hogs, but perhaps as Daffydill suggests maybe for sick injured hog – not sure about that. But it does feel a bit as if we are going back in time.

Apart from anything else raw beef apparently has a higher Phosphorous ratio than peanuts or sunflower hearts as seen in the information from Vale Wildlife

The reputation hogs used to have for eating windfall apples – has more recently been suggested that they were in fact eating the insects attracted by the windfall apples. They will also eat small birds eggs, from ground nesting birds, but obviously not boiled.

Personally I think the information given by BHPS
i.e. “either a good quality meaty hedgehog food, meaty cat or dog food or dry biscuits for cats. TIP: Check meat is first ingredient listed.
Only ever offer water to drink.”

Seems a sensible way to go and also fits in with the information from Vale and Hedgehog Street.