If a Shochet under the influence of alcohol slaughtered meat is the meat kosher for consumption or does the fact that he is drunk make him equivalent to a Shoteh (a mentally incompetent person) ...
Why is the Gemara (Talmud) Chulin which talks about Ritual slaughter of animals not having to do with sacrifices in the Beis Hamikdash (temple) in the SEDER (order) of Kodshim which is talks about ...
Can a female slaughter animals according to Halacha? (sources)
In Vayikra 11:39 it says: לט. וְכִי יָמוּת מִן הַבְּהֵמָה אֲשֶׁר הִיא לָכֶם לְאָכְלָה הַנֹּגֵעַ בְּנִבְלָתָהּ יִטְמָא עַד הָעָרֶב: 39) If an animal that you [normally] eat, dies, one who ...
My understanding is that the use of stainless-steel blades for shechita (kosher slaughter) knives was introduced by the early Hassidic movement and initially opposed by the non-Hassidic leaders. ...
I've never seen sh'chita of birds, but my understanding is that kisuy hadam is done with sawdust. Why sawdust specifically?