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January 1, 2021

The Year Of The Ox

2021 is the Year of the Ox, according to the Chinese zodiac. The Ox is the second of the 12 zodiac animal signs in the cycle. Oxen have been helping mankind in farming and many agricultural fields since ancient times. It is a symbol of diligence, persistence, and honesty. In Chinese culture, the Ox is a loyal friend who made great contributions to the development of society.

People born in the Year of the Ox are industrious, cautious, hold their faith firmly and are always willing to offer help. Because of these traits, they are trusted by their friends and colleagues. They have the talent to be leaders and are good at managing things. However, they may be a bit too strict at times. The Ox likes routine and respects traditional ideas, doing things step by step. The persistence in their character makes them tireless workers. Their weaknesses are that they are too conservative, not very talkative, stubborn, and overly cautious.

The best jobs for people born in the Year of the Ox are: lawyers, doctors, teachers, technicians, politicians, office clerks, or consultants. Oxen are those born in the following years of the lunar calendar: 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, and 2021.