1- It is highly recommended, has a great reward, and brings protection from Allah
2- The best time to have the animal sacrificed is early morning.
3- It must be a sheep, cow or camel
4- It’s recommended for the animal to be healthy and fat.
5- It’s recommended to keep 1/3 of it to yourself, to gift 1/3 to other Muslims, and to give 1/3 of it to the poor.
6- It’s recommended to give it to Muslims, but since it’s not wajeb, you can give it to a non-Muslim as well.