May 08 2011 5 By jacob burton This video will teach you how to break down a whole duck into it's individual parts. Related Related ResourcesVideos You can make a duck stock with the left-over bones and trimmings. Simply follow the chicken stock teachnique above, swapping duck bones for the chicken. PodcastsSCS 001| Culinary Knife Skills SCS 006| Sauteing, Searing & Pan Roasting SCS 008| Frying, Confit & Deep Fat Poaching Site CategoriesVideo Index: Culinary Knife SkillsIngredients: Whole DuckFeatured Techniques: Knife Skills There are 5 Comments Gloves and cutting board Submitted by erik.enge on Mon, 2011-05-30 20:03 Jacob, I notice you are wearing gloves and using a different cutting board in this video compared to when you were butchering the whole chicken. Can you explain why? @ Erik, It's simple really. Submitted by jacob burton on Mon, 2011-05-30 20:09 @ Erik, It's simple really. It was a different day so I was using a different cutting board. When butchering large quantities of meat or fish I like to wear gloves because after a while my hands start to feel "meaty." I had about 18 ducks to butcher that day so I was wearing gloves. Buchering and washing duck Submitted by CookingFool101 on Tue, 2012-03-06 18:52 hi, iam new to "duck" i have a quick question for you guys. iam sure you know.jAfter watching your video on butchering duck it looks easy. and i think i can do it . however, i have another question do you wash the duck the same way you would wash a chicken???you know the process where you rinse and rinse until the water comes clear. should you do the same process with a duck as well. I don't rinse my duck, but I Submitted by jacob burton on Tue, 2012-03-06 18:56 I don't rinse my duck, but I also don't rinse my chicken. The rinsing of chicken has stemmed from people being overly paranoid with the chicken carrying bacteria, but it really isn't necessary, especially if you buy a fresh, good quality chicken to begin with. re:rinsing chicken or duck Submitted by CookingFool101 on Tue, 2012-03-06 20:45 hi, oh you don't have to rince duck or chicken. i was taught that you rinse out all poultry for fear of contaimination. so its not really necesary to rinse oout the duck wow okay alright i think i can cut up a duck. i can cut up a chicken duck doesn't seem all that hard after veiwing your videos. thanks!