Q: Can I arrange the aaqiqah of my son with my brother’s wedding (marriage)? I want to know about the hadith and law related to aqeeqah ?
Aqeeqah is mustahab. If one has the means to carry out the aqeeqah, then it is mustahab for one to carry out the aqeeqah on the seventh day from birth. For a boy, two sheep or goats will be slaughtered and for a girl one sheep or goat will be slaughtered.
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.