Jon Kingdon along with his wife, Sandy and their children, Sydney and Shae farm with Jon’s parents in Warwick, Ontario. Charlyn Farms is a 40 cow herd situated on 250 acres in Lambton County. This impressive herd is mainly composed of Jerseys with a couple of Holsteins. Before returning home to farm, Jon was a fitter for 15 years where he travelled throughout North America helping breeders prepare their animals to show. Jon has a passion to show his animals where he exhibits at local, regional and national shows. As a result of this, Charlyn Farms has bred and owned 50 animals that have been nominated for All Canadian awards. In 2016, Jon and Sandy were recognized for all their accomplishments and dedication to the Jersey breed when they were the recipients of Jersey Canada’s Young Achiever Award. Jon has judged 4-H shows, Jersey Championship shows and Breeders Cups throughout Ontario. Furthermore, Jon has had the opportunity to be the associate judge at Autumn Opportunity Holstein show and a Jersey show in Louisville, Kentucky. A highlight of Jon’s judging career to date is when he had the opportunity to officiate at the Maryland State Fair Jersey Show in the United States.