What kind of animal can be chosen for Aqiqah? The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei’s Fatwa

SHAFAQNA – The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei answered a question about the type of animal to be chosen for Aqiqah (sacrificing animal for new born baby).

Question: Can any Halal meat animal be slaughtered for Aqiqah?

The Grand Ayatollah Khamenei: For Aqiqah, it must be sheep (ewe or goat), cow or camel; and other animals like chicken and similar ones will not suffice.

Source: khamenei.ir

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