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Hi AudreyW

Great news about the hoglets! I’m not surprised they’re eating such a lot – they grow incredibly quickly at that age and Mum will need to feed up, too, ready for hibernation.

It’s ok to clean out hog houses in the Autumn as well. Probably a good idea once the family vacates, in case anyone wants to use it for hibernation. In the wild a hog probably wouldn’t use a nest again, partly because of the potential build up of parasites.

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Hope all the hoglets do well.