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Ages of Sacrificial Animals (Hanbali Fiqh)

Answered according to Hanbali Fiqh by HanbaliDisciples.com
Q: How old does the animal have to be to qualify for a ritual slaughter?
A: A lamb must be at least six months old and a goat must be at least a year old. A cow must be at least two years old and a camel must be at least five years old.

Source: Sharh al-Muntaha

This answer was collected from HanbaliDisciples.com. The questions have been answered by Imam John Starling.

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