1. What is the correct way to slaughter an animal, especially a hen, in the right way?
2. What are the conditions for a slaughter or meat to be considered halal?
A: To lay the hen or animal on its left. Face the qiblah and turn its head to the qiblah and slaughter it saying “Bismillah Allahu Akbar”. Ensure that three from the four main pipes of the throat are also severed.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)
This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, 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.