Photos: FW readers’ festive farm decorations rated

With 10 days until Christmas Day, our readers have been sharing how they’re getting in the festive mood on the farm.

From livestock Rudolph lookalikes to Snowman bale art and old tractor tyres cleverly disguised to look like Christmas wreaths, nobody decks those halls quite like our fantastic farming community.

Here are some of the cracking photos we’ve been sent so far. Be sure to check out all the photos and videos shared to our dedicated Christmas on the farm gallery, and perhaps even upload some of your own.

See also: 11 things that make Christmas different on the farm

Here, we share and rate some of the Christmas decoration ideas you’ve sent in.

Kerry Rogers snowman bale art

Kerry Rogers says Mr and Mrs Snowman arrived at her farm one frosty morning.

A brrrrrilliant design – 7/10

Christmas wreath tyre

We love this reuse of an old telehandler tyre, tastefully painted and decorated by Jonathan Purse.

Ingenious, simple and very effective – 8/10

Richard Paul christmas farm sign

Richard Paul created this cheerful snowman decoration, made from one of those humble blue plastic barrels you see knocking about.

It won’t be blue this Christmas – 6/10

John Deere tractor fairy christmas lights © Andrew Wilkinson

© Andrew Wilkinson

Land Rover and John Deere tractor fairy christmas lights © Andrew Wilkinson

© Andrew Wilkinson

East Yorkshire farmer Andrew Wilkinson spent months constructing this life-sized John Deere and Land Rover our of thousands of Christmas fairy lights. He’s collecting donations to raise money for Cancer Research.

An amazing showstopper in aid of a good cause – 9.5/10

sheep in Christmas hat by Emma Bradshaw

We bet Emma Bradshaw had fun placing this festive flourish on the head of one of her sheep.

You can’t help but smile at a sheep in an elf hat – 5/10

Joanne Andrews' silage bale christmas pudding

Joanne Andrews put this Christmas pudding bale at the side of the road to raise a smile from people driving past the farm.

It almost looks good enough to eat. Pass the brandy cream – 7/10

Heidi Obern christmas bale art

More brilliant bale art, this time from Heidi Obern in Shetland.

Shetland Santa and his frosty pal’s debut album, dropping soon – 8/10