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Slaughtering An Animal Without A Tail

Question

What is the ruling of slaughtering an animal without a tail?

Answer

If one third or more of the animal’s tail is severed, it will not be permissible for Qurbani. If the days of Qurbani have not elapsed as yet, then the Qurbani will have to be repeated by slaughtering another suitable animal that meets all the requirements. In the case where the days of Qurbani have already elapsed, which are the 10th, 11th, and 12th of Zul Hijjah, then the amount of money equivalent to a Qurbani animal should be given in Sadaqah.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

(رد المحتار سعيد ج6 ص۳۲۳)

(تبيين الحقائق دار المعرفة ج6 ص5)

(الفتاوي الرحيمية دار الاشاعة ج10 ص48)

(بهشتي زيور دار الاشاعة ج3 ص ۲۳۰ مسئمة 19)

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