Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.039.

Section : Zakah on Animals.There are authentic ahadith explicitly indicating that camels, cattle, and sheep are subject to zakah. This enjoys the consensus. There are, however, some conditions to be met:1. The animals concerned must attain a nisab. 2. They have to be in possession for one year. 3. They should have pastured by themselves … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.039.

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Section : Zakah on Camels.There is no zakah on camels unless there are five of them, they have been grazing freely and they have been in one's possession for a year. When the camels are five, their zakah is one sheep (shah).When they are ten, their zakah is two sheep. Thus, every time they increase … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.039A.

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Section : Zakah on Sheep (Including Goats).Sheep are subject to zakah when their number reaches forty. When the herd counts forty freely grazing heads at the end of the year, its zakah is one sheep. This is applicable until the number reaches 120, at which point, up until 200, the zakah is two sheep. From … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.041A.

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Section : Regulation of Awqas.Definition of Awqas: Awqas is a plural form of waqs. A waqs is any amount or number that lies between the regulation of the lower ordinance and that of a higher one. Scholars agree that such a waqs is exempt from zakah. It has been confirmed in the sayings of the … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.041B.

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Section : What Should Not Be Included in Zakah.The rights of property owners must be considered when their properties are subjected to zakah. The best items are not to be taken as zakah unless the owners freely permit it. Likewise, the rights of the poor should be considered. A defective animal should not be taken … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.042.

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Section : Zakah on Animals Other Than Cattle (al-An'am).Zakah is not applicable to animals other than cattle. Thus, there is no zakah on horses, mules, or donkeys unless they are used for the purpose of trade. On the authority of 'Ali, it is related that the Prophet, upon whom be peace, said: "I have exempted … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.042A.

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Section : Young Camels, Calves, and Lambs.When a person has a nisab of camels, cattle, and lambs, and they give birth during the same year, zakah is due on both the original number and their offsprings at the end of the year. Their zakah is considered a lump-sum zakah according to the majority of scholars. … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.043.

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Section : On Combining Young and Old (Animals) or Separating Them.1. Suwaid ibn Ghaflah said: "The zakah collector of the Messenger of Allah, upon whom be peace, came to us and I heard him say: 'We do not collect zakah on suckling animals, nor do we separate between them [young and old], nor combine them … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.044.

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Section : Does Combining (Animals) Have any Effect?.The Hanafiyyah hold that as far as the determination of zakah is concerned, combining (animals) has no effect. Whether such a combination is between partners or has ensued because of contiguity does not matter. There will be no zakah on the joint ownership of partners unless each of … Continue reading Fiqh-us-Sunnah Volume 3, Zakaat and Fasting, Fiqh 3.045.