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Tagging Animals On The Ears

Question

Is it permissible to tag and mark animals on their ears for identification purposes?

Answer

It is permissible to tag animals for identifying them.

Checked and Approved By:

Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.

References

لا بأس بكي البهائم للعلامة 

وأشعر البدنة عند أبي يوسف ومحمد، وهو) أي الإشعار (أن يشق سنامها من الجانب الأيمن) وفي الهداية قالوا: والأشبه الأيسر؛ لأن النبي صلى الله عليه وسلم طعن في جانب اليسار مقصودا، وفي جانب اليمين اتفاقا، (ولا يشعر عند أبي حنيفة) ويكره، قال في الهداية: وقيل: إن أبا حنيفة كره إشعار أهل زمانه لمبالغتهم فيه على وجه يخاف منه السراية، وقال في الشرح؛ وعلى هذا حمله الطحاوي، وهو أولى، تصحيح 

Shaami Vol.6 Pg.388

Fatawa Alamgiri Vol.5 Pg.365

 Lubab Fi Sharhil Kitab Vol.2 Pg.453-455 (Darus Siraj)

Tabyeenul Haqa’iq Vol.2 Pg.47

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