Hadith on Animals: The Prophet forbade cutting meat from animals while they are alive

Abu Waqid Al-Layth reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, arrived in Medina and they were cutting the tails of sheep and humps of camels while they were alive. The Prophet said, “Whatever is cut from an animal while it is alive is unlawful carrion.

Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1480

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to At-Tirmidhi

عَنْ أَبِي وَاقِدٍ اللَّيْثِيِّ قَالَ قَدِمَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ الْمَدِينَةَ وَهُمْ يَجُبُّونَ أَسْنِمَةَ الْإِبِلِ وَيَقْطَعُونَ أَلْيَاتِ الْغَنَمِ فَقَالَ مَا قُطِعَ مِنْ الْبَهِيمَةِ وَهِيَ حَيَّةٌ فَهِيَ مَيْتَةٌ

1480 سنن الترمذي الْأَطْعِمَةِ باب مَا قُطِعَ مِنْ الْحَيِّ فَهُوَ مَيِّتٌ

قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى وَهَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ غَرِيبٌ