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Hi Chico_W

It’s lovely that you’re enjoying watching the hogs’ visits. One of them could be a female. The male normally circles the female and she turns round while she huffs – so that she keeps facing him. The courtship ‘dance’ may also include a bit of reversing by the female. Male or female may just get fed up with the procedure and wander off, but one may try to re-engage the other one’s interest. The circling can go on for hours! It’s a wonder they ever manage to have hoglets at all!

But, fingers crossed they are a male and female and that some hoglets eventually materialise!