Carrying out ‘aqeeqah sacrifice on 21st day

Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 191

Question: If I carried out the sacrifice on the 21st day, will it be considered as the ‘aqeeqah [sacrifice]?

Response: Yes, it will be considered as the ‘aqeeqah [sacrifice], since I have said there is no harm in that. However, the specified time is [stipulated] from the aspect of that which is [recommend and therefore] best.

Abu 'Abdullaah

About Abu 'Abdullaah

– from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee’ah in 2004.