Goat — Chinese Zodiac

Earthly Branch: wei

Heavenly Stem: EarthYin

Auspicious Directions: east, southeast, south

Lucky Colors: green, red, purple

Lucky Numbers: 3, 9, 4

Lucky Flowers: carnation, primrose, alice flower

Goat Birthstones: Emerald, Jadeite, Moonstone

Associated Sun Sign: Cancer ♋

Chinese Calendar: Goat Year, Goat Month, Goat Day, Goat Hour.

Elements: Wood Goat, Fire Goat, Earth Goat, Metal Goat, Water Goat.

Personality of the Goat

The goat ranks the eighth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. People born in the year of the goat are mild mannered, pessimistic, shy, and sympathetic. Personality traits, such as creativity, dependability, intelligence, and calmness make them very charming to be with. They are more comfortable when left alone or stay at home.

Though they love to be in groups, they do not want to be the center of attention. They are reserved and quiet, most likely because they like spending much time in their thoughts. Goats like to spend money on fashionable things that give them a first class appearance. Although goats enjoy spending money on the finer things in life, they are not snobbish.

Strengths of the Goat

People under the sign of the sheep are tender, polite, filial, clever, and kind-hearted. They have special sensitivity to art and beauty, faith in a certain religion and a special fondness for quiet living. They are wise, gentle and compassionate and can cope with business cautiously and circumspectly. In their daily life, they try to be economical. Women born in this year are willing to take good care of others, but they should avoid pessimism and hesitation. They are kind in heart and commonly have symmetrical figures and features.

Weaknesses of the Goat

Sheep year people are often worriers who are shy, pessimistic, moody, indecisive, over-sensitive, weak-willed and puzzled about life. They are easily inclined to be deeply religious. They are timid in nature and like to be looked after by others. They like flattery, compliment and suggestions from friends. They do not dare to express their love openly and usually have interests in strange theories.


Health of the Goat

People born in the year of the goat are very serene and calm; therefore, they tend to have fewer health problems. If goat people are in mental and emotional good spirits, this should have a positive affect on their physical health. Eating fresh and organic produce, and eliminating red meat from their diet when possible, is an effective way to keep healthy. They should get out among nature and commune with the great outdoors. Fresh air, trees, and sunshine will all do wonders for their health. Make sure that goat people have a regular schedule for meals and keep their sleep and waking times consistent.

Career of the Goat

People born in the year of the goat prefer to work in a team. Their best work partners are Horses. They are not crazy about status and power. Unless asked, they won’t ever volunteer for anything and act as the leaders. Good career choices for goats are pediatrician, actor, daycare teacher, interior designer, florist, hair stylist, musician, editor, illustrator, and art history teacher.

Relationships of the Goat

Generally speaking, goats are private. Therefore, it may take time and effort to know those who born in the year of the goat. Goats would be the one to decide with whom to share their own personal things and when to do so. This is likely to be the reason why most goats have few intimate friends. Once becoming friends, their relationships would be peaceful and fulfilling. They’ll work hard for those they love.

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