Q. Can a person perform an aqeeqah with an animal that is gifted to them from close relatives or do the parents have to buy it themselves?
A. Yes, it is permissible to do an Aqeeqa with this animal. There is no need for the parents to purchase another one.
And Allah knows best.
Mufti Waseem Khan
This answer was collected from DarulUloomTT.net, which is operated under the supervision of Mufti Waseem Khan from Darul Uloom Trinidad and Tobago.