Question 26: The Imaam in our village leads people in Salaah (Prayer). He used to perform the Salaah of `Eed-ul-Adha (the Festival of the Sacrifice) and then perform Wudoo’ (ablution) before slaughtering his Ud-hiyah. Is it permissible to eat from the Ud-hiyah offered by this person?
Answer: It was not reported that the Prophet (peace be upon him) performed Wudoo’ before slaughtering his Ud-hiyah. It was also not reported that any of the righteous predecessors or the first three generations whom the Prophet (peace be upon him) testified to be righteous did this… read more here.