The Goat is the eighth animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. It belongs to the “fire” element among the Chinese five elements. The Goat often gives a vibe of tameness. In fact, people who are born in the year of the Sheep are tame and seldom fight back. They are born naturalists and like children and small animals.




The Goat hour refers to the time from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The dew on the grass has been completely dried up by the strong sunlight, not forgetting that it is a good time for the goat to graze the fields.

Years of the Goat

Feb.5, 1943 ~ Jan.24, 1944Jan.24, 1955 ~ Feb.11, 1956
Feb.9, 1967 ~ Jan.29, 1968Jan.28, 1979 ~ Feb.15, 1980
Feb.15, 1991 ~ Feb.3, 1992Feb.1, 2003 ~ Jan.21, 2004
Feb.19, 2015 ~ Feb.7, 2016Feb.6, 2027 ~ Jan.25, 2028

Lucky Things

Lucky Numbers : 2, 7
Lucky Flowers : carnation, primrose, alice flower
Lucky Colors : Green, Red, Purple

Personality of the Goat

Strengths

The Goat is harmonious and seldom face conflicts. That is due to the Goat’s character of being docile, easy-going, thoughtful, and meticulous to others, humble and steady at work. Also, the Goat possesses a strong sense of entrepreneurism and perseverance, together with his gentle and generous personality, the Goat is seen as a reliable partner.



Weaknesses

However, the Goat has prominent weaknesses too. One of which is the “herding effect”, the Goat’s individuality and characteristics do not stand out from the crowd easily. Also, the Goat often displays pessimistic and negative emotions and is hesitant in making decisions in difficult situations. As such, the Goat ends up resigning to fate.

The Goat and the Life Path Number

In Numerology, the birth date has significant influences on people’s life. In fact, a life path number can be derived from the sum total of the digits that make up your birth date. Your life path number together with your Chinese Zodiac sign can explore the real you. Here are the traits of the Ox in reacting to different Life Path Numbers.

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Life Path number
Personality
1
Open minded and enjoy being pursued by opposite sex
2
Highly possessive, dislike their other halves being in contact with opposite sex
3
Poor ability to confess, easily disheartened with failures
4
Enthusiastic about new occurrences; analytical
5
Perfectionist, prone to stress
6
Impatient, prefer using force to deal with issues
7
Good communication skills
8
Manipulative and enjoy being admired
9
Extraordinary thinking ability, prone to be successful

The Compatibility of the Goat with other Chinese Zodiac Animals

Perfect Match
Rabbit : The Goat’s lack of independence makes it ideal for him/her to depend on the Rabbit who has a good sense of financial management. Both of them are able to coexist happily.
Horse : The Horse is extremely willing to ride out the storm with the Goat, and the Sheep’s artistic character complements the Horse’s aura of elegance.
Pig : Both have gentle personalities, and hence they attract each other easily. When faced with setbacks, the Goat will fight hard for the Goat.
Normal Friend
Snake, Rooster
Enemy
Rat, Ox, Dog
Good Friend
Tiger, Dragon
Complementary
Goat, Monkey

The Goat Combines with the Western Zodiac Signs

In the laws of the universe, many areas will use the number “12” to divide some static systems. In the West, there are twelve constellations and in the East, there are twelve zodiac signs. Their difference lies in one goes with using a month as the unit of measurement, and the other uses a year for the unit of measurement. When the zodiac is combined with the constellations, it creates a unique character. The following is a character combination of the Goat with the 12 zodiacal constellations.

 Sign 
Period
Characteristic
AQU
Jan 20 - Feb 18Very mysterious, not trusting
PSC
Feb 19 - Mar 20Talented in arts, but unable to socialize with others
ARI
Mar 21 - Apr 19Stubborn and likes to criticize, and that’s bad for himself
TAU
Apr 20 - May 20Charming looks, but his laziness will make him unable to achieve anything
GEM
May 21 - Jun 20Full of strange thoughts, and often gets anxious
CAN
Jun 21 - Jul 22Kind-hearted, amiable
LEO
Jul 23 - Aug 22Very arrogant, and often self-contradictory, hard to understand him
VIR
Aug 23 - Sep 22Very rude, cares only about himself and ignores others
LIB
Sep 23 - Oct 22The successful on among the Sheep
SCO
Oct 23 - Nov 21Passionate, intelligent, talented, but selfish
SAG
Nov 22 - Dec 21Kind and determined, will have achievements
CAP
Dec 22 - Jan 19Thinks for others, and able to face reality