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My hogs have gone

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    My hogs have been coming for a snack and a drink every night for a couple of months now and suddenly nothing for 3 nights. They did the same last year just a bit later in the season Anyone any idea why??? I am gutted i love watching them on the camera i have set up.

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    Nic

    Hi Polly-allen

    Don’t worry too much. The hogs do tend to disappear from time to time. There are lots of potential reasons, i.e. a female could be producing, males may have gone to another part of their range, someone else may have started feeding, a route could have been blocked, etc. Hopefull one or more will be back eventually. I would keep putting food out in case and especially leave out water for them all day every day.

    Good luck.

    #24907

    My resident hog has now moved out for the second time but still visiting with at least one other just a bit less often. We’ve had a lot of rain here recently so I think there will be better foraging around and they will be less reliant on the supplementary food and water I provide. Although I’m always sorry to see them move on I like the idea that they are creatures of mystery that follow their own wild instincts.

    #25458

    Each year, around June mine disappear for several weeks, but now, as always they have returned from their holidays/adventuring again 🙂

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