Zakaah due on grains and rice

Question 8: What is the minimum possible Nisaab (the minimum amount on which Zakaah is due) on grains, rice and so on? How much of them should be given for a person who deserves Zakaah (obligatory charity)?

Answer: Nisaab of Zakaah on grains such as wheat, barley, corn, and rice is five Wasqs (1 Wasq = 60 Saa`s =130,320 kg), where a Saa` is equal to four Mudds (a dry measure of half bushel, 543 grams) according to the measuring of the Prophet (peace be upon him), and it is also equal to four hundred and… read more here.


Nisaab (the minimum amount on which Zakaah is due) on cows

Question 4: A man owns twenty cows as an investment to sell their milk in the market. He wants to know if Zakaah is due on these cows.

Answer: If the cows are not intended to be sold, then no Zakaah is due on them, unless they meet two conditions:

Firstly, if they are grazing freely. Secondly, if they reach the Nisaab (the minimum amount on which Zakaah is due), and the Nisaab for cows is thirty. If the cows are intended for sale, Zakaah is due on them when they reach the Nisaab or are more than that… read more here.