The Year of the Rooster – 2017

The Year of the Rooster – 2017


With a New Year upon us and the Chinese New Year b.k.a Spring Festival quickly approaching, another Chinese zodiac comes to fruition. For 2017, it is the year of The Rooster. For those who don’t know anything about the Chinese Zodiac or just want a little more information about the Year of the Rooster, than this is for you.


What does the Rooster represent?

The Rooster is the tenth sign in the Chinese Zodiac.


We all may know roosters as the beginning of the day or when the sun is rising, but its more to The Rooster in the Chinese zodiac. The Rooster represents


When is the year of the rooster?

The Year of the Rooster cycles every 12 years. For example, here are some additional years of the Rooster: 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029, 2041..


What’s next and what came before?

2016 was The Year of the Monkey

2018 will be The Year of the Sheep is the next Chinese Zodiac year.


Personality of people born during the year of the Rooster aka Roosters


People born during the year of the Rooster are considered to be beautiful, kind-hearted, brave, and honest people. Similar to the roosters that we are all familiar with, People born in these years are known to have chemistry with the future. Their personality keeps them intact with future events, always considering their future and the future of others. Their intuition is one of their most valued traits from their loved ones.


On the flip side, Roosters have some negative or less liked features within their personality. These people can come off as arrogant or self-centered, impatient, too persuasive, or aggressive with their point of view. Roosters are passionate about their point of view and always seem to know what’s best. Their self-aggrandizing attitude can be a bit much as well as negative.



Jobs for Roosters

Roosters can be motivated and passionate about their careers. They are dedicated, hard-working and courageous, even so more than their Chinese Zodiac counterparts. For Roosters getting in front of people or being in the midst of a crowd doesn’t scare them, they actually thrive in these situations. Here are some good career choices for Roosters:

-          Sales

-          Public Relations

-          Teacher

-          Hospitality i.e. Restaurant managers, hotel directors

-          Writer

-          Law enforcer


Roosters should date

-          Best with an Snake or Ox

-          Should avoid a Pig, Rat, Horse, Rabbit