Farmer uses blow-up doll as scarecrow

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Farmer uses blow-up doll as scarecrow

A farmer is using a blow-up doll as a scarecrow, because it's proven more effective at fending off deers than traditional methods.

David Gray, 50, was fed-up with wild deer coming into Glenhead Farm in Banton, near Kilsyth, north Lanarkshire, and destroying the crops, and wanted something that looked more like a real person to keep them away so he ordered the risqué doll on Amazon and drove her to the field on the back of his quad bike last week.

David said: "She has made a much better job of it than my last scarecrow, which was made from a carrier bag on the end of a stick.