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I use puppy milk for baby hedgehogs, you can use lactol also. I have found that it is rarely taken by older hogs and can cause stomach upsets – I would not include this in what you are giving wild hogs.
The best drink you can put down is water.
Hogs LOVE mealworms, but they are linked to metabolic bone disease in hogs so please limit how many they have access to. They will always elect to eat them in place of proper food. Peanuts and sunflower seeds are also not great in abundance. Nic will probably send you lots of info on what not to feed and why.
Cat, kitten, ferret or small dog food is great for hogs. Wet food can attract cats and rats with the stronger smell.