Hadith on Carrion: Unlawful to eat an animal used for target practice

Abu Tha’labah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “An animal used as a target is not lawful.

Source: Sunan al-Nasā’ī 4438

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Albani

Al-Sindi said, “The meaning is that it becomes carrion, which is not lawful to eat, and using it as a target is also forbidden, as has been narrated.”

Source: Ḥāshiyat al-Sindī ʻalá Sunan al-Nasāʼī 7/201

عَنْ أَبِي ثَعْلَبَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ لَا تَحِلُّ الْمُجَثَّمَةُ

4438 سنن النسائي كتاب الضحايا النهي عن المجثمة

4450 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث صحيح في صحيح النسائي

قال السندي وَالْمرَاد أَنَّهَا ميتَة لَا يحل اكلها وَفعل التجثيم حرَام جَاءَ عَنهُ النَّهْي أَيْضا

7/201 حاشية السندي على سنن النسائي