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Are Unlaid Eggs Permissible To Eat?

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Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas

Question: Some recipes ask for unlaid eggs(that have been taken from a slaughtered hen). Would such eggs be halal in general or only from a zabiha chicken?

Answer: assalamu `alaykum

An unlaid egg from a chicken that has not been properly slaughtered is permissible to eat according to the relied-upon position of the Hanafi school. [Sarakhi, al-Mabsut; Ibn `Abidin, Hashiya]


Checked & Approved by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani.

قال السرخسي في المبسوط: لو ماتت دجاجة ، فوجد في بطنها بيضة ، فلا بأس بأكل البيضة عندنا اهـ

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