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I have also been amazed at the mess left in and around the food bowls.

The conclusion I came to is that as wild animals the hogs defecate as they go about foraging, as they are unlikely to be passing the exact same spot, a bit like cows in a field. Feeding stations are unnatural but the hogs haven’t lost their natural tendency to go “when needs must”. I’m not convinced this is territorial.