Chinese Horoscope: What is a Wood Rooster and what year is it?

Chinese Horoscope: What is a Wood Rooster and what year is it?


THERE are two types of people in this world – those who religiously read their horoscopes and the people who ignore star signs entirely.

But what about the Chinese zodiac? Repeating every 12 years, the animal cycle includes the Rat, the Ox, the Tiger, the Rabbit, the Dragon, the Snake, the Horse, the Goat, the Monkey, the Rooster, the Dog and the Pig.

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Each of those can then be split into five elements – Earth, Wood, Fire, Metal and Water.

So what exactly is the 'Wood Rooster' zodiac sign and what does it represent?

What year is the Wood Rooster?

The years of the Wood Rooster are 1945 and 2005.

It is a sub-component of the Rooster in the Chinese zodiac. 

Each zodiac sign also has its own element: Earth, Wood, Fire, Metal and Water, which add more uniqueness to the sign.

Other years of the Rooster

Those born in 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017 are known as Roosters in the Chinese Zodiac.

Notable Wood Roosters include Goldie Hawn and Helen Mirren.

Characteristics and personality traits of the Wood Rooster

Bit of a show-off in the eyes of others and, to a certain degree, they are. But believe it or not, they love to make other people happy.

If they "appear" to flaunt their wealth, they aren’t. It's done with the intention of allowing the rest of us to have a ball.

They’re tough, make no mistake. There is no chink in their armor – the consummate confidence of the Wood Rooster is enormous.

These creatures are very young at heart, they’ll never grow old gracefully – no chance.

You could write a novel describing the vanity of the Wood Rooster.

Types of Rooster

Metal Rooster: Decisive, logical, popular. Need to work on communication and social skills.

Water Rooster: Proud but not boastful. Intuitive, supportive. They love beautiful things. These Roosters work well with others.

Wood Rooster: Jokesters, emotional, they crave affection. Rely on others too much, need to learn to become independent.

Fire Rooster: Have strong time management skills and are trustworthy. Organized. They have rocky relationships, but will settle in their middle ages.

Earth Rooster: Active, social, reliable, patient. Smooth career life, no efforts go to waste. Danger of becoming too proud.


The Rooster is the most compatible with the Dragon. The Rooster is supportive of the Dragon's endeavors, and are proud of their accomplishments.

Snakes are able to discuss life with the Rooster, the two are suited to chase their dreams together. The Ox's conservative ways fit well with the Rooster's personality.

The Rooster and the Rabbit clash strongly as their opinions are too different. They cannot understand each other.

Horses are also incompatible with Dogs, they fight often, can't compromise and foster a hostile environment.

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