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Why is kisui hadam (covering of the blood) only done for a bird & wild animal, but not for a domesticated animal?

According to the "Klei Yakar" (Vayikra 17-13): The main reason for the Mitzvah of "Kisui Ha'Dam" is to make a distinction that one should not come to eat blood - "Dam Ha'Nefesh" (violating the ...
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Why is kisui hadam (covering of the blood) only done for a bird & wild animal, but not for a domesticated animal?

The Chinuch explains that the blood domestic animals is offered on the altar so cannot be covered, and God didn't trouble us to distinguish in this way between animals offered on the altar and animals ...
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Covering the blood of the Metzora’s bird

Rambam Hilchos Shechita 14:2 וְנוֹהֵג בְּחֻלִּין וְלֹא בְּמֻקְדָּשִׁין. בֵּין קָדְשֵׁי הַמִּזְבֵּחַ בֵּין קָדְשֵׁי בֶּדֶק הַבַּיִת. וְאִם עָבַר וּשְׁחָטָן אֵינוֹ חַיָּב לְכַסּוֹת אֶת דָּמָן
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