Step 1: Pumping Air into the Ducks from How Peking Duck Gets Made Slideshow

How Peking Duck Gets Made Slideshow

Maryse Chevriere
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Step 1: Pumping Air into the Ducks

Before being cleaned, the ducks are inflated with air to separate the skin from the flesh. In this photograph, the air has just started to be pumped into the duck, and in the next slide, you'll see it fully blown up (almost like a balloon) and learn why this is done.