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.

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. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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