Carrying out Aqiqah is a form of parental gratitude for the birth of their child, not only carrying out various series in the implementation of Aqiqah, of course there are several provisions and procedures in the distribution of Aqiqah meat. Of course, dividing the meat of Aqiqah must be in accordance with good and true Islamic law, so that the implementation of Aqiqah is carried out with the pleasure of Allah SWT. God willing. So, is it permissible for parents who have aqiqah to share their Aqiqah meat in a raw state?
Father & Mother, the provisions on how we distribute Aqiqah Meat in a raw state is not regulated in Islamic Shari'a law. That is, the requirement to give freedom whether raw meat is not pegged in this matter. However, we need to know, if there are no obstacles, the implementation of slaughtering Aqiqah animals is better carried out on the 7th day after the baby is born into the world.
Although in Islamic Shari'a the distribution of raw meat from Aqiqah animals is not specified, everyone who comes is invited to be happy to welcome the presence of the baby from the host. So, the Aqiqah that is carried out is always cooked, right? Have you ever seen the Aqiqah meat distributed by the host still raw?
Therefore, the distribution of aqiqah meat in a cooked or ready-to-eat condition is optional. The distribution of aqiqah meat can also be done in the form of fresh meat before cooking as explained in the Shafi'i school which reads:
لُهُ (لَكِنْ لَا التَّصَدُّقُ لَخْ) لَوْ انَتْ لْ التَّصَدُّقِ النِّيءِ، الْمَطْبُوخِ
“(But it is not obligatory to give in charity…and so on) even if it is prescribed as stated by Sheikh M Ramli. He can choose between giving it in a state of fresh meat (raw meat) and in a cooked condition, "