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One HH back

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    Last year we were delighted to have several prickly friends in our garden. Lots of grunting and HH “dancing” —- result two babies. One we think was killed on a near by road…. the other survived and visited for a while. Not sure who is visiting now but he/ she is very hungry. Feeding HH with Spike moist food, a few sultanas, sunflower hearts and a small treat of dried meal worms. Hope we are getting it right. More later champion friends

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    Hi Shelagh

    It’s good to hear you have a hog back. Sorry to hear to hear one of the hoglets was killed on the road.

    My advice would be to give the sultanas, sunflower hearts and mealworms a miss and just offer hog food. Sultanas are bad for their teeth (sugary and sticky) , sunflower hearts are also implicated in Metabolic Bone Disease – possibly slightly less than mealworms. These things are ok in a properly balanced hedgehog food, but to the hogs it is enough of a treat being offered food at all.

    Hope you see some more hogs soon, and hopefully hoglets again.

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