The miluim sacrifices (Parshas Tetzaveh, Parshas Tzav) have a number of features that are unique. One of the most remarkable to me is Exodus 19:21

וְלָקַחְתָּ֞ מִן־הַדָּ֨ם אֲשֶׁ֥ר עַֽל־הַמִּזְבֵּ֘חַ֮ וּמִשֶּׁ֣מֶן הַמִּשְׁחָה֒ וְהִזֵּיתָ֤ עַֽל־אַהֲרֹן֙ וְעַל־בְּגָדָ֔יו וְעַל־בָּנָ֛יו וְעַל־בִּגְדֵ֥י בָנָ֖יו אִתּ֑וֹ וְקָדַ֥שׁ הוּא֙ וּבְגָדָ֔יו וּבָנָ֛יו וּבִגְדֵ֥י בָנָ֖יו אִתּֽוֹ׃
Take some of the blood that is on the altar and some of the anointing oil and sprinkle upon Aaron and his vestments, and also upon his sons and his sons’ vestments. Thus shall he and his vestments be holy, as well as his sons and his sons’ vestments.

Is there anything like this anywhere else, taking blood off the mizbeach and reusing it for another part of the avodah? Does it matter which blood? - several korbonos have been brought by now.
Who talks about this?


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Yoma 5:6, paskened by Rambam Meilah 2:11

Normally, after the blood has been thrown, it only has monetary kedusha of hekdesh. It can be redeemed and used for whatever chullin purposes you want. (The example in the mishnah is for fertilizer, I'm not sure what else you'd use it for.)

  • Edited my question for clarity. I'm asking about reusing it in the avodah itself.
    – MichoelR
    Commented Feb 27 at 12:35

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