Partner, Cedar Creek Charollais & Ontario Director, Canadian Sheep Breeders Association
After graduating with his OAC Diploma in 1970, Ted Skinner worked for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture in its livestock branch for 4 years. Next he managed a 300 sow farrow to finish farm in Nova Scotia before returning home to Ontario to start his own purebred swine herd. Ted finished with pigs in 1988 when he got started raising purebred NCC flock. Thus making Ted the 5th generation of sheep farmer on his family’s farm. In 1994 he imported Charollais embryos and was involved in a A.I. program along with Dr Brian Buckrell, Dr Ileana Wenger, Dr Lynn Tait and Dr Chris Bushbeck. The start of the purebred Rideau Flock was in 2006. Ted was elected Ontario Director on CSBA in 2014.