The World Federation One Stop Fiqh

Ruling 2617

In some traditions, a number of things are considered to be disapproved when slaughtering an animal:

  1. to remove the hide of an animal before the spirit (rūḥ) has left its body;

  2. to slaughter an animal in a place where a similar animal can see it being slaughtered;

  3. to slaughter an animal at night or before midday (ẓuhr) on Friday. However, it is not disapproved in case of necessity;

  4. for a person to slaughter a quadruped he has raised himself.