The ox  

2021 is the Year of the Ox according to Chinese zodiac. This is a Year of Metal Ox, starting from Feb. 12, 2021 and lasting to Jan. 31, 2022. Ox is the second in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign. Years of the Ox include 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033…

Oxen used to be capable farming tools in an agricultural society, which attach to the symbol of diligence, persistence, and honesty. In Chinese culture, Ox is a faithful friend that made great contributions to the development of the society. Like the ox, people born in the Year of the Ox are industrious, cautious, hold their faith firmly, and always glad to offer help.

It is said that Ox ranks the second among the Chinese zodiacs because it helped the Rat but was later tricked by it. The myth goes that the Jade Emperor declared the order of zodiac signs would be based on the arrival orders of 12 animals. Ox could have arrived the first but it kindly gave a ride to Rat. However, when arriving, Rat just jumped to the terminus ahead of Ox, and thus Ox lost the first place

Earthly Branch of Birth Year: Chou
Wu Xing (The Five Elements): Tu (Earth)
Yin Yang: Yin

The loyal character of people born in the Chinese zodiac sign of Ox will help them gain the trust of their guides and friends. They also have the knack for being leaders and are good at management, but maybe a little strict. Oxen like routines and respect traditional ideas by doing things one step at a time. Perseverance makes most of them tireless workers.

They are likely homemade and insist that everyone do there part without interfering with the work of others. Although Oxen is a little conservative, they always try to be just and fair, whether in life or at work, and they never let people down.

Strengths: Loyal, honest, responsible, hardworking, logical
Weaknesses: Less talkative, conservative, stubborn, overly cautious