Question: Some people advise those who have no children to, for example, buy a goat. They suggest the color of the animal e.g. Black, etc., and say: Tie it at home for such and such period. They claim that the reason they do not have children is a female Jinnee (a creature created from fire) called: “Al-Taabi`ah”. They claim that the presence of a goat at home will prevent that female Jinnee from entering the house and by doing that, pregnancy will take place. What is the ruling on this?
Answer: It is not permissible to do this. It is a type of soothsaying. Indeed, it is a baseless practice to which there is no proof to support it; it is but a lie and fabrication… read more here.