Even if the Percherons represent only 4% of the French immigrants to Canada in the 17th and the 18th centuries,
most of the French-Canadians have Percheron blood.
This site describes the adventure of those immigrants to Quebec coming from the Perche
who were one of the first to settle in Quebec in the 17th century.
They had a prolific descent. The families with more than ten children were very frequent.