Here we will answer your curiosity about whether duck meat is halal for Muslims to consume or not.
Is Duck Halal or Haram?
Duck is Halal.
In Islam, food is considered halal unless it is explicitly prohibited in the Quran or authentic Sunnah.
Islamic teachings forbid Muslims to consume birds that have claws/talons to hunt their prey, such as eagles and crows, because the duck is a type of bird that does not have claws/talons and takes its food from the beak such as chickens and doves, it is categorized as halal and can be eaten by Muslims.
Although ducks are categorized as halal, they must still follow other halal standards, such as being slaughtered in accordance with Islamic laws and being cooked in a halal way that is free from haram ingredients such as alcohol and certain animal fats.
- A fatwa confirmed this.
Is It Safe For Muslims To Eat?
Every duck that has been slaughtered according to Islamic ritual and cooked in a halal way is safe to consume by Muslims.
From the explanation above, it can be concluded that duck is halal and allowed to be eaten in Islam. However, ducks must be slaughtered according to Islamic laws and cooked in a halal way.
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