Giving a part of Ud-hiyah to non-Muslim neighbors

Question 14: If a neighbor is a Kaafir (non-Muslim), but he never disturbs me with regard to ‘Ibaadah (worship); is it permissible to give him from the Ud-hiyah (sacrificial animal offered by non-pilgrims) and from the ‘Aqeeqah (sacrifice for a newborn)? Respected Shaykh, we hope you will clarify this issue for us.

Answer: It is permissible to give a Kaafir from the meat of an Ud-hiyah or ‘Aqeeqah, as a way of showing kindness to the neighbor and fulfilling our Islaamic duty as neighbors… read more here.

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What is the ruling on Ud-hiyah meat (sacrificial animal)?

Question 1: What is ruling on the Ud-hiyah (sacrificial animal offered by non-pilgrims)? Is it better to distribute the meat cooked or uncooked? It is said that it is impermissible to cook or break the bones of the meat of the third to be given in charity.

Answer: Ud-hiyah is a collective Sunnah (supererogatory act of worship following the example of the Prophet), whereas some scholars are of the view that it is an individual obligation. Distributing it cooked or uncooked is a flexible matter… read more here.