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The Autrucherie du Doneu: exceptional birds in Rochefort

  • Shop or food outlet
  • Local producer

Jacques et Lydia Bruyaux opened their ostrich farm in 1997. The stunning site, by a castle in Rochefort, is now home to a hundred birds of all ages...

Did you know?

  • Ostriches can exceed a speed of 100 km/h
  • Ostriches can kill a lion with one kick alone
  • Although it cannot fly, their life expectancy can reach 70 years
  • Their meat is one of the leanest you can find

The farm shop

A range of delicious products are available on site, prepared following traditional recipes: filet, smoked ham, steak, pâté, carbonnade, saucisson made from ostrich meat. You will even find a beer called The Ostrich! 

Schedule

From 01 January to 31 December 2020.

 

  • Open during the Easter holidays
  • Open during the All Saints weekend
  • Open in July and August (but closed on Mondays)
  • Open at weekends in the low season (closed November 9th to Easter holidays)
  • Open all year for groups (15 persons min.) if arranged in advance

Opening times for visits in high season:

11:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 and 16:00

Opening times for visits in low season:

11:30, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00 

 

Price

Visits include a pancake made with ostrich eggs. Groups: 15 persons min.

Facilities

Services

  • Sales counter
  • Tour of facilities
  • Educational service

Equipement

  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Parking
  • Restaurant

Animals

    Pets allowed

    Visites

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    The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.