Eid-ul-Adha comes with its unique challenges. As much as we all want to be part of this spiritual sacrifice, we must also keep in mind if we are doing it right. Before we start planning for Qurbani, we need to keep a few rules in mind. 

What is the right time to give Qurbani?

There are three days allocated for performing your Qurbani. The 10th, 11th, and 12th of the month Dhul Hijjah are when you are allowed for give Qurbani. You cannot complete your Qurbani any time before or after that.  

Upon whom is Qurbani mandatory?

This is one of the most important questions in terms of Qurbani. Any Muslim of good health who is eligible for Zakath is eligible for Qurbani. This means any adult of sound mind and financial stability of 52.5 totals of silver

Do I need to give Qurbani on behalf of my children?

According to the rules of Qurbani children and people who are mentally unstable do not require to give Qurbani. So, you don’t need to give Qurbani on behalf of your children.  

Which animals are permitted for Qurbani?

The commonly used animals for Qurbani are sheep, cows, goats, and camels. Both male and female but healthy animals are suited for Qurbani. The sheep and goats need to be at least a year old and cows need to be two years old. And for camels, it’s five years. 

How many shares can I have? 

The shares on your Qurbani depend on the animal you pick. For instance, if you picked goats and sheep are equal to one share. However, for cows and camels, you can have up to seven shares. So, you share it among seven different individuals.