Chinese Zodiac - Rooster (Chicken)
Rank and Astrology Elements
Basic Astrology Elements
Earthly Branch of Birth Year: You
The Five Elements: Metal(Jin)
Yin Yang: Yin ([Chinese philosophy] negative/passive/female principle in nature)
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 8; Avoid: 1, 3, 9
Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb
Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow; Avoid white, green
Years of the Rooster
|Start Date||End Date||Associated Element||Heavenly Branch|
|01/26/1933||02/13/1934||Yin Water||Gui You|
|02/13/1945||02/01/1946||Yin Wood||Yi You|
|01/31/1957||02/17/1958||Yin Fire||Ding You|
|02/17/1969||02/05/1970||Yin Earth||Ji You|
|02/05/1981||01/24/1982||Yin Metal||Xin You|
|01/23/1993||02/09/1994||Yin Water||Gui You|
|02/09/2005||01/28/2006||Yin Wood||Yi You|
|01/28/2017||02/15/2018||Yin Fire||Ding You|
|02/13/2029||02/02/2030||Yin Earth||Ji You|
Personality of the Rooster
The rooster is the dawn announcer waking people up on time in the morning. Since the ancient times, it has been thought to have the ability of divining the future. Also in Greek mythology, it is said that the rooster can feel what will happen in the future. So, it is regarded as the god's ambassador. The people born in the year of the rooster also have the ability to discern what is coming. They like to think more and have a good plan when dealing with things. Also, they usually use in ways others could never have imagined to solve problems which making others surprise.
The people under the Rooster sign are warm, generous, diligent, sociable and very capable speakers. They have quick wit and think fast. So sometimes they are impatient. When talking, they may stammer as their mouth couldn’t catch up with the brain. To change this, they need to think slowly. The men born in the year of the rooster usually pay great attention on his appearance. They dress well no matter in casual clothes or suit. The women also are beautifully dressed with a variety of colors. As they attach great importance to the attire, they look upon with disapproval to those who dress casually and don’t like to communicate with them. Therefore, they usually leave an impression of coldness to others.
The rooster people born in different periods of a day have different personalities and fortune:
The rooster people born in the morning are highly-motivated and conscientious in the performance of their duties. However, when dealing with things, they show out to be overhasty. When others are slow, they will press and blame them all the time. Although they intend no harm, this gives a terrible impression to others. The Rooster women born in the morning like to chatter ceaselessly that usually annoy others terribly.
The rooster people born at noon are ardent and conscientious in doing their work. They are capable workers thought highly by their superiors. When dealing with people and handling affairs, they also do well. Therefore, they usually advance quickly. What’s more, they have a large circle of friends and are very popular at parties. So, they usually have more chances to drink. But they are abstemious in drinking.
The rooster people born during the evening are always looks sleepy and lack of initiative, competitive power and method when doing things. They can live smoothly all their lives and enjoy a good level of material life. In work, if they could try hard, they may get steady jobs such as civil servants. The women mostly have no will of their own and can’t make decisions on their own. Therefore, they had better to marry the men who have good financial ability and can protect them well. If so, they can live happily and leisurely.
The Rooster people of different elements also have different personalities and fortune:
Click the following links to get personalities and horoscope for the five types of Rooster.
→ Metal Rooster: 1981 (Feb. 05, 1981 - Jan. 24, 1982)
→ Earth Rooster: 1969 (Feb. 17, 1969 - Feb. 05, 1970)
→ Fire Rooster: 1957 (Jan. 31, 1957 - Feb. 17, 1958) and 2017 (Jan.28, 2017 - Feb. 15, 2018)
→ Wood Rooster: 1945 (Feb. 13, 1945 - Feb. 01, 1946) and 2005 (Feb.09, 2005 - Jan. 28, 2006)
→ Water Rooster: 1933 (Jan. 26, 1933 - Feb. 13, 1934) and 1993 (Jan. 23, 1993 - Feb. 09, 1994)
Best Birth Dates and Months for the Rooster
Auspicious birth months for the Roosters are February, March, April, August and September. Following are explanations about how lucky they are.
February: Born in February, they are blessed to enjoy a free and pleasant life. No matter in career or other aspects, they could achieve great success.
March: The Roosters born in March are pretty clever and could adjust to the changing circumstances. Their life would be glorious that bring prestige and honor to their families.
April: The Roosters born during April are optimistic by nature. Their fine business brain, intelligence, earnest and down-to-earth spirit enable them to own a prosperous business which is started from scratch.
August: Born in August, they are bold and crafty in character. Together with their strong will and wisdom, they could get a distinguished career and respected by others.
September: The Roosters born in September are capable, independent and pleasant in personality. They could have a good run for money. The life for them will be pleasant and comfortable.
Note: The months here refer to the Chinese lunar month. Please use the Gregorian-Chinese Calendar Converter tool on Chinese calendar page to find the Chinese lunar month.
Compatibility with other Animals
The people born in the year of the Rooster can get along well with the people born in the year of the snake, because they are complemented with each other in terms of character. The Ox people can make the Rooster's dull life more colorful. The Dragon people like to learn from the Ox's great courage to establish great ideals. The people born in the year of the Tiger, Sheep, Monkey and Pig can be good companions to the Rooster. However, when a Rooster is together with another Rooster or a Rat, they are easily to fight with each other. The relationship between the Rooster and Rabbit is also not good as they have different personalities. A Rabbit person likes to avoid arguing with his enemy while a Rooster will struggle and quarrel. In terms of the relationship between the Rooster and the Dog, it's changeable. Sometimes they are increasingly intimate and sometimes they are coldly indifferent with each other. They can cooperate well when they need each other. However, it is doomed to be a failure if they marriage.
Find your compatible zodiac signs according to your month:
|Birth Month of the Rooster||Personality of the Rooster||Girl's Match||Boy's Match|
|Apr.||cheerful and carefree||Sheep||Snake|
|May.||industrious and practical||Snake||Dog|
|Sep.||having a bravura of execution||Monkey||Pig|
|Oct.||virtuous and sincere||Snake||Dragon|
|Nov.||pure and lovely||Horse||Dragon|
Ideal Jobs for the Rooster
2016 Horoscope for the Rooster
* The prediction is valid for 2016 starting from February 8, 2016 and lasting to January 27, 2017.
Yearly Horoscope Forecast for 2016: Good
Monthly Horoscope Prediction in 2016
Find out what 2016 will be for the rooster people in each month? Please click Monthly Horoscope Prediction for the Roosters in 2016
2016 Horoscope for Rooster Born in Different Years
My boyfriend is also a rooster but he is a taurus while I'm a scorpion (1 Reply) Asked by gmendoza | 2/27/2016 7:43:56 PM
1957 Rooster Horoscope (1 Reply) Asked by jkim | 2/2/2016 2:26:44 PM
Why no reading for rooster born in 1945 (1 Reply) Asked by Rosie | 1/3/2016 5:56:10 PM
How does monkey year affect Rooster or the forecast (1 Reply) Asked by Dhyanprem | 12/18/2015 6:44:49 AM
1993 is a rooster and me 1997 as ox, are we match? (1 Reply) Asked by Eya XD | 12/17/2015 8:05:29 PM