Consuming chicken that has been stunned

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Q: I would like to know if it is permissible to eat chicken that has been stunned prior to slaughter?


A: If you are certain that the stunning has not killed the animal and you are certain that it was slaughtered while it was alive then it is permissible to eat such a bird.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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