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The Torah specifically allows for hunting in Leviticus 17:13, provided that you pour out all the blood on the ground and cover it with earth. This is consistent with the Torah's instructions concerning the slaughter of animals in general, where you are required to pour out all the blood on the ground, but not required to cover it with earth. It is ...


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The lechatchila age minimum, according to Simlah Chadasha (1:30), is 18 years old, because at that point a person is a "בר דעת" and knows how to be careful with things. This minimum can be bypassed if a person is an exceptional ירא שמים, and is considered to be a גדול (adult; see footnote for technical definition). What would happen if a minor* slaughtered? ...


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Generally the answer is no. This came up in the 1930s in Germany, where the laws were demanding that animals be stunned before slaughter. Rabbi Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg wrote on the subject at length and corresponded with many great authorities, but at the end of the day Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grozinski put his foot down that the practical answer was "no." Rabbi ...


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what will stop you (what is the possible transgression?), but if you want to eat it the possible problems are, the chemicals that you put in the animal are not healthy (i heard it is recommended to wait a few days for them to leave the body), i found on google when you shoot it with a needle you need to be careful not to puncture the organs which become ...


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There is a bracha on shechita, here is the wording: ברוך אתה ה' אלוקינו מלך העולם אשר קדשנו במצוותיו וציוונו על השחיטה ~ SA YD 19:1 (see also Simlah Chadashah at 19:1) Rambam writes (Hil. Brachos 11:12) that if one slaughters his own קרבן פסח (Pesach offering), he makes a different bracha: אשר קדשנו במצוותיו וציוונו לשחוט ( h/t DoubleAA for ...


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From an answer to the linked question: If you buy certified kosher meat then they have already removed the relevant Chelev or are selling you meat from a part of the animal in which no Chelev can be found. The vast majority of Shochtim in the United States do not remove the Chelev because it is too time consuming (not because they don't know how). ...



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