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If someone was shechting a chicken (for example) and by mistake cut their finger would their be reason to be concerned for the problem of "shehiyeh" ("pausing"). What about if the person accidentally cut the finger of the one who was holding the chicken. Do the poskim speak about these cases at all? If so who and what's the din?

(For more about what "shehiyah" is, see here.)

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Why would cutting someone else's finger yield shehiyah? I'd be more interested in if it is a problem of chaladah, though I'd guess it isn't. –  Double AA Jul 17 '13 at 13:49
    
@DoubleAA Perhaps at the moment he cuts his finger he would stop the process? I've heard the shailo before and am trying to find those that speak about it. –  Yehoshua Jul 17 '13 at 13:54
    
@Yehoshua, the hypothetical situation about if he would stop is obviously a problem. Are you asking if we assume he stopped? Because if he actually stopped, I believe you already know the answer. –  Seth J Jul 17 '13 at 14:33
    
Or are you asking if the cut is considered a pause? Or something else? –  Seth J Jul 17 '13 at 14:33
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