Aqeeqah for a baby girl

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: How must aqeeqah for a baby girl be done and how must the meat be given out?

Is it permissible for the parents to eat the aqeeqa meat?


A: One sheep or goat will be slaughtered as aqeeqah for a girl.

One can use the meat however one wishes to.

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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