Slaughtering a cow with the intention of Qurbaani and Aqiqah

Q: Insha Allah, my son will be born towards mid to 22 September 2014 which quite close to Eid dul Adha on the 5th of October 2014. My question is: Can we slaughter a cow on Eid dul Adha with the niyah for compulsory qurbani and aqiqah for him?


A: Yes.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)