Usual visitors still attending here. One large female, one medium male and two youngsters. All above the minimum weight so well set for settling down when they choose to. Increase in numbers being handed in at the wildlife hospital - mostly attacked by dogs, strimmered, young hogs that have lost their Mum, just sick (out in daylight suffering from mange or ringworm) or just covered in ticks.
Note please : Following very recent scientific research, wildlife hospitals have stopped providing mealworms to Hedgehogs as they have found a link with metabolic bone disease: https://www.hedgehogstreet.org/forums/t ... mealworms/
Many other articles are available. Search 'metabolic bone disease' for more info.
Seems okay as an occasional treat but not as a regular diet.