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Chien Francais Tricolore

The French tricolor

Breed
FCI-6
Scenthounds and Related Breeds
FCI
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Original Name : Français Tricolore

Type : Braccoid

Male size : 24½-28½ inches

Female size : 23½-26¾ inches

Degree of grooming :

Countries of origin : France

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The Chien Français Tricolore is a happy blend of Grand anglo-français tricolore, Poitevin and Billy. The aim was to produce a hound with less English blood to hunt deer and wild boar in packs.

Head+

Not too imposing, but fairly long, with pronounced occipital protuberance.

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Body+

Sustained, solid back, deep, well let down chest, long, not too flat ribs, very slightly tucked up belly.

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Coat+

Tricolor, with more or less widespread mantle. Bright or even coppery tans preferred.

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Ears+

Broader than the Poitevin’s, set high at eye level, turned slightly but not too supple.

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Tail+

Fairly long, carried high and elegantly.

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Hair+

Smooth and rather fine.

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These elegant, well boned, muscular pack hounds are mid-way between the Poitevin and the Anglo-Français in morphological terms. They are strong athletes that perform to a very high level in packs.

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Did you know ?

The Chien Français Tricolore was only recognized as a breed in 1957, making it the youngest of all French hounds.

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