The ox is one of the hardest working animals that man has domesticated. Its great strength is legendary. Although oxen are relatively tame, they can be ferocious when provoked.
Chinese Horoscopes are based on a zodiac consisting of twelve animal signs based on a lunar calendar. Chinese New Year is celebrated at the second new moon after the winter solstice and falls between January 21 and February 19 on the Gregorian calendar. Your year of birth determines your sign. Find your year of birth in the following table and click on your sign.
A born leader, you inspire confidence from all around you. You are conservative methodical, and good with your hands. Guard against being chauvinistic and always demanding your own way. The Buffalo would be successful as a skilled surgeon, general, or hairdresser. The ox is a powerful and hard working animal. He is a sturdy worker. People born in these years are usually strong, quiet, and good at using their hands. They are strong and dependable. They tend to keep to themselves and may be stubborn
Famous people born this year are Napoleon, Van Gogh, Walt Disney, Clark Gable, and Richard Nixon.
People born in the Year of the Ox are patient, speak little, and inspire confidence in others. They tend, however, to be eccentric, and bigoted, and they anger easily. They have fierce tempers and although they speak little, when they do they are quite eloquent. Ox people are mentally and physically alert. Generally easy-going, they can be remarkably stubborn, and they hate to fail or be opposed. They are most compatible with Snake, Rooster, and Rat people. Oxen may appear docile, but watch out! They also have quite a temper. They are extremely determined and work tirelessly to get what they want. Step by step and piece by piece, they move steadily toward their goals. People born under the sign of the Ox are dependable and stick to a routine until the job is done. They are fair-minded and good listeners, but they can also be extremely stubborn.
Because of their trustworthy character, Oxen will often hold positions of authority and responsibility. They always get ahead in the world. They must be careful not to become slaves to their jobs or profession. Oxen can be forceful leaders and eloquent speakers when the occasion arises. In troubled times they will have great presence of mind and will never be intimidated. They are very proud souls. Oxen are systematic and respect traditions. They mistrust things they don't understand, and they hate loose ends. They can also be vulnerable in romance. They are so straightforward that they don't relate to the love games others play. Since it takes a long time to develop intimate relationships, Oxen like long courtships. Once they have made up their minds, they are loyal and giving-almost to a fault.
Ox people are neat and punctual, honest and hard working. Oxen make ideal mates since they always do more than their share. They have a long memory and remember the little details others miss. Once Oxen are angry with you, they will carry their grievance a long way. When they are unhappy or upset, they will bury themselves in their work until they feel better. Oxen always pay their debts. If they owe you anything, they will never forgive themselves until the debt is paid. They always remember a favor, and though they don't use flowery words, they will show their appreciation in other ways. Their actions speak louder than words.
When Oxen lose their temper, they really lose it! There will be no reasoning with them, so get out of their way until they cool off. Always appeal to the head rather than to the heart of the Oxen. They quickly understand the pros and cons to the situation. Oxen seldom get sick and are not tolerant of weaker people. They should learn how to relax more.
Oxen hate to ask for help. If it takes them twice as long to accomplish something, they still prefer working alone. They want things to last and build them with care. Oxen love their home and family and provide well for them. They do well at long term investments with stability and firm foundations. They are definitely not gamblers. Oxen earn their success by their own merits and don't expect any free rides.