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Ruling on Selling Sacrificial Animals that have Specific Characteristics and Appointing a Person or a Company to do the Slaughtering

Some malls and butchers sell sacrificial animals before Eid ul Adha for a specific price and with specific characteristics in terms of weight and type of meat, but without specifying a particular animal. On the day of Eid, the person on whose behalf the sacrificial animal was slaughtered goes to collect it from the slaughterhouse. Is this sacrifice valid or not? On the other hand, when can the person who had appointed a charity to offer the sacrificial animal on his behalf get his hair cut and nails pared as he doesn`t know when the animal was slaughtered?

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Ruling on Selling the Blood of Udhhiyah What is the Islamic ruling on selling the blood of Udhiyah (Sacrificial animal) to fertilizer factories? • Read More
Ruling of Sharia on Selling Part of Udhiyah (Skin and other)

What is the ruling of Sharia on selling part of Udhiyah, such as the skin and other?

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Ruling on Selling Sheep by Kilo after Slaughtering Is it permissible to reach an agreement with a butcher whereby an animal is bought by the weight of its meat after being slaughtered. For example, buying a cow by the weight of its meat after being slaughtered against a certain price for the kilo. If we assume that this transaction is valid, what is the ruling on following this same method to buy an Udhiyah? • Read More
Conditions that Make Meat Lawful for Muslims Some foreign authoritiescompel meat companies to obtain a license in order to trade in meat, and they grant it upon meeting certain conditions, such as slaughtering cows after being anesthetized. This is in addition to the fact that the religion of the slaughterer remains unknown. Is it permissible for a Muslim to eat such meat? And is it permissible that he/she buyschicken slaughtered by machines? • Read More
Islam Forbids Torturing Animals before Slaughtering Could you clarify the Islamic ruling on the way an animal is controlled prior to slaughtering it with a dull knife as well as slaughtering animals in front of each other? • Read More
Age of Lamb Acceptable as an Udhiyah What is the age of lamb acceptable as an Udhyiah? • Read More
It is Permissible to Give from the Meat of the Sacrifice to non-Muslims Is it permissible to give from the meat of the sacrifice to a non-Muslim as a present or as a charity? • Read More
Sharing one Sheep as an Udhiyah is Impermissible Is it permissible to share the price of the Udhhiyah ? • Read More
It is Impermissible to Sell any Part of Aqeeqah and Udhhia Is it permissible to take the meat of the Aqeeqah after slaughtering it, and leave the rest of it( such as the wool, the skin .etc. ) to the butcher in return for a cut in its price ? • Read More
Ruling when one Intending to Offer an Udhiyah Cuts his Hair and Pares his Nails What is the ruling when one intending to offer an Udhiyah(sacrificial animal) cuts his hair and pares his nails? • Read More
Ruling on Buying Udhiyah on Credit What is the ruling of Sharia on buying Udhiyah on credit? • Read More
Ruling on the People of the Book's Sacrifices Slaughtered through an Unknown Mehtod What is the ruling on an aid shipment containing canned turkey meat delivered from an American charity organization to its branch in Jordan for distribution among poor and needy. However, the shipment does not have a certificate of Halal slaughter (slaughtering according to Sharia) although the Organization is officially registered ? • Read More
Ruling on Offering an Udhiyah on Behalf of a Deceased Person and Eating from its Meat

What is the ruling of Sharia on offering an Udhiyah on behalf of a deceased person?

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Is it Permissible to Slaughter a Sheep as Aqiqa on someone`s Behalf? A person wanted to slaughter a sheep as Aqiqa(slaughtering sheep for the newborn) for his daughter and invite relatives and friends to a banquet. He also wanted to slaughter another sheep since he has invited so many people. Is it permissible that his sister asks him to slaughter the second sheep as Aqiqa on her behalf? • Read More