Sorry - guess I'm just repeating everything that has already been said...
You shouldn't thaw directly in water in the first place. They should be encased in a plastic bag.
You will have to set a timer. Then test and pull off - still inside the plastic bag - the breasts as they loosen. Remove those and rewrap. Wear plastic bags or gloves yourself so you
LOL -Your butt must be pretty strong if it gets thru the plastic bag- or are you worried about you picking up a few feathers from the chicken?
60 lbs at 10 lb ea. - you have 5 others than can take a turn next time!
You get this from work? How do you defrost it at work?