Rooster — Chinese Zodiac

Earthly Branch: you

Heavenly Stem: MetalYin

Auspicious Directions: west, southwest, northeast

Lucky Colors: golden, brown, brownish yellow, yellow

Lucky Numbers: 7, 5, 8

Lucky Flowers: gladiola, impatiens, cockscomb

Rooster Birthstones: Pomegranate, Baryte, Aquamarine

Associated Sun Sign: Virgo ♍

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

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

Personality of the Rooster

The rooster ranks tenth of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. People born in the year of the rooster are very observant. Hardworking, resourceful, courageous and talented, roosters are very confident about themselves. They are always active, amusing and popular among the crowd. Roosters are talkative, outspoken, frank, open, honest, and loyal individuals. They like to be the center of attention and always appear attractive and beautiful.

Roosters are happiest when they are surrounded by others, whether at a party or just a social gathering. They enjoy the spotlight and will exhibit their charm at any occasion. They expect others to listen to them while they speak and can become agitated if others don’t. Vain and boastful, roosters like to brag about themselves and their accomplishments. Their continually seeking the unwavering attention of others annoys people around them at times.

Strengths of the Rooster

They are deep thinkers considered to be honest, bright, communicative, ambitious, capable and warm-hearted. They have strong self-respect and seldom rely on others. As most roosters are born pretty or handsome, they prefer to dress up. They have a quick mind and hot temper. They like to be busy and neat. They are not reluctant to fall behind others and hate dawdlers.

Weaknesses of the Rooster

They might be enthusiastic about something quickly, but soon might be impassive. They are often a bit eccentric and have difficulty relating with others. They are critical and think they are always right. Like their fortunes, their emotions swing from very high very slow. They can be positive but selfish, caustic and too outspoken. They are narrow-minded and vain. They probably refuse suggestions but would like to lecture others. If they can overcome their arrogance being sincerely in speaking, they will make more progress.


Health of the Rooster

People born in the year of the rooster are typically healthy people. They are active and enjoy sports such as hiking and swimming. They don’t get sick very often because they tend to fight illness fairly well. Even when they do become ill, they feel better quickly. Roosters are a little sensitive, and they feel stressed and moody at times.

Career of the Rooster

Roosters are more motivated than other animals in the Chinese zodiac, making their careers a priority in their lives. They are hard working, multi-talented and can deal with different jobs. Good career choices for roosters are newsreader, sales person, restaurant owner, hairdresser, public relations officer, farmer, athlete, teacher, waiter, journalist, travel writer, dentist, surgeon, soldier, fireman, security guard, and police officer.

Relationships of the Rooster

Roosters are loyal and they make devoted friends. They always keep their promises and are always true to their word. Sensitive individuals may find it hard to get along well with roosters, because they always brag about themselves and their accomplishments, which may make others uncomfortable.

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