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    Year of the Snake Predictions for: Pig | Dog | Rooster | Monkey | Goat | Horse | Snake | Dragon | Rabbit | Tiger | Ox | Rat

    2013 Snake Year Fortunes for the Rooster

    Feb. 10, 2013 - Jan. 30, 2014: Water Snake Year

    By Peter Allsop

    Author's book: Year of the Snake: Chinese Astrology & Feng Shui Guide

    Chinese Astrology's 10th Sign loyal, forthright Rooster / Chicken Fortunes in Snake Year 2013-14 are quite promising. This is always providing adequate rest and relaxation are taken and exhaustion from overwork avoided.

    Are you a Chicken / Rooster? Are you 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72 (and so-on in 12-year increments) between 28th Jan 2017 and 15th February 2018 (Rooster Year's end)? Do partners, friends, relatives or colleagues, parents or children fall into this category? If the answer is 'yes' this article is for you.

    Years of the ROOSTER / CHICKEN

    1909 Earth; 1921 Metal; 1933 Water; 1945 Wood; 1957 Fire; 1969 Earth; 1981 Metal; 1993 Water; 2005 Wood: 2017 Fire

    Famous Chickens / Roosters Include:

    Bette Midler, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, Kim Novak, Yoko Ono, Dolly Parton, Joan Collins, Goldie Hawn, Katherine Hepburn, Michael Caine, Errol Flynn, Richard Harris, Eric Clapton Diane Keaton, Jayne Mansfield, Steve Martin, Somerset Maugham.


    Roosters/Chickens, the most loyal sign of the Chinese Zodiac, make reliable, trustworthy friends and are similarly orientated towards family. The Chicken/Rooster is usually well-liked, extravagant, creative and an extrovert.

    They are honest and extremely frank and 'up-front' whether listeners like it or not, even to the point of recklessness. Roosters/Chickens, when the occasion demands, have no reservations about getting other's attention and speaking their minds. Ideal Chicken/Rooster partners are thick-skinned!

    Ideal Careers and Occupations Include:

    Agriculture, Sport, Education, Sales, Hospitality Management, Hair-styling, Public Relations, Journalism and Media, Politics, Restaurant Ownership, Art, Financial Advice, Accountancy and the Army.


    Roosters/Chickens are most compatible with those born under the Signs of the Ox and Snake in relationship terms and least compatible with those born under the Signs of the Rabbit and Goat.

    Fortunes of the Rooster in 2013-14

    Although there are problems to overcome, overall this is a good year for the Rooster/Chicken. Those with business acumen should make good progress with ventures undertaken this year.

    On the relationships front this is a very promising year for Rooster/Chicken romance, particularly during the summer months. In health terms, care needs to be taken to avoid problems caused by overwork; Roosters/ Chickens need time to relax and unwind.

    The Chicken/ Rooster in Chinese Culture

    The male's morning wake-up call and the way Roosters/Chickens help eradicate insects, bugs, centipedes, worms and similar pests make them popular domestic animals. The Jade Emperor heard their efforts praised so often in prayers to heaven that he sent down a flower they could wear on their head in acknowledgement.

    Feng Shui Consultant Peter Allsop M.Ed. publishes 'Red Dragon Martial Arts Ezine' free online. Peter's interests include Longevity Training, Iron Shirt, 5 Elements Qigong, Doaism, Chinese metaphysics and Astrology, along with gem and crystal Feng Shui. Explore resources at or As a Senior Student of Grandmaster Yap Leong, Peter teaches Shaolin Kung Fu and Qigong as a Shaolin Fists International Area Instructor.