Selling dead animals

Question 28: Is it permissible to sell a dead animal and take a price in return?

Answer: Flesh of dead animals is prohibited according to the statement of Allaah (Exalted be He): Forbidden to you (for food) are: Al-Maytah (the dead animals – cattle – beast not slaughtered) Because it is prohibited to be eaten, it may not be sold or bought. Moreover, profiting from its sale is considered ill-gotten gains. Furthermore, one may not eat it unless in the case of dire necessity… read more here.