Islam and the Quran

Female Sheep as Sacrifice

Question: I used to know that only ram could be sacrificed. Later I have heard that ewe can also be sacrificed. Is this correct?

Ewes can also be sacrificed; it is permissible. Some scholars consider that sacrificing ram excels sacrificing ewe, because our Prophet (p.b.u.h.) had rather sacrificed ram. That does not mean sacrificing ewes is forbidden.

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