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! 



  • Sales counter
  • Tour of facilities
  • Educational service


  • Cafe
  • Shop
  • Car parking
  • Parking
  • Restaurant


    Pets allowed


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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.