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PICTURES: Your photos of Scotland’s fantastic roadside straw bale sculptures

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Straw bale works of art have been springing up on roadsides all across Scotland in recent weeks, to much delight and speculation from locals.

Yesterday it was revealed that young farming groups across the country were behind the creative sculptures as part of the Young Farmers’ Bale Art Competition promoting Scotch Lamb and encouraging fundraising.

Two Perthshire Junior Agricultural Clubs (JACs) in Streathearn and Bankfoot have been named among the six national finalists in the bid to find the best artwork in the country.

PICTURES: Why have these amazing straw bale artworks appeared along the A9?

After our story on the straw bales went live, our Facebook page was inundated with photographs of others the length and breadth of Scotland.

We’ve decided to pull all the images together. Keep ’em coming!

Donna Grant’s photo of Inverross JAC’s bale artwork in the Highlands.
A collage of Perthshire’s many straw bale sculptures by Leanne Walker.
Machars Young Farmers club’s bale art, from the group’s Facebook page.
An artwork near Bridge of Earn posted by Nadia Ann Christie.
Bower Young Farmers’ bale art from the club’s Facebook page.
Strathearn JAC Bale Art
The entry by Crossroads Young Farmers
The Bankfoot JAC straw bale Bear Band
Bill and Ben by Thornhill Young Farmers
A dog made by West Renfrewshire YFC
The straw bale effort by Vale of Alford JAC

Fluer Baxter of  Monikie also made headlines in September after her emoji bales grabbed the attention of passersby.

Fleur Baxter beside her emoji hay bales.

“Anything for a bit of a laugh” — Farmer’s emoji straw bales make smiley faces

Alexa Thomson’s photo of a work near Crieff from February this year.

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