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May one eat limb of a living Ben pekuah

This is a machlokes between the Mishneh Lamelech and the Pri Megadim. According to the Mishneh Lamelech (in his Parshas Derachim), the status of ben pakua for a ben noach is the same as b'nei mei'ayim,...
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May one eat limb of a living Ben pekuah

The Simla Chadasha (13:2) says that while there is no prohibition of Ever Min Hachai of a Ben Pekuah, there is still a problem of "Bal Tishaktsu". There is a disagreement among the Poskim of ...
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Chicken with two tracheas

EDIT: After discussing this with a shochet, he pointed out that this case is explicit in Shulchan Aruch YD 33:5 וְכָל שֶׁכֵּן אִם יֵשׁ לוֹ שֵׁנִי וְשָׁטִים אוֹ שְׁנֵי קָנִים, דִּטְרֵפָה (תְּשׁוּבַת ...
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Is shechita done by Jews with prosthetic arms valid

Shulchan Aruch, Yoreh Deah 7.1 rules that if someone attaches a knife to a heavy wheel, gives the wheel a big spin (whether using their hand or foot to do so!), and then puts the animal's neck in its ...
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