Chinese New Year Encyclopedia: The Year of the Rooster

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-01-28

The Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year Chinese zodiac cycle of animal signs. The Year of the Rooster is also called the Year of the Chicken. The other zodiac animals are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Dog, and Pig.

Chinese astrology says the year of one’s own birth sign is the most unlucky year in the 12-year cycle. In the year of your own sign, you will probably not have much luck in every aspect of your life. So those who were born in the Year of the Rooster are advised to be vigilant and cautious in 2017.

People born in the year of the Rooster are believed to be very observant and hardworking. They are also held to be resourceful, courageous, and talented. As roosters strut with their chest high and their bright red comb flapping, those born in the Year of the Rooster are very confident in themselves. Roosters are always active, amusing and popular with a crowd.

Roosters are more motivated than other animals in the Chinese zodiac. They make their careers a priority in their lives and they can deal with a variety of jobs.    [FULL  STORY]

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