Also known as the Chinese Horoscope Sheep, the Chinese Animal Sign Goat is the 8 one in the 12 year Chinese Astrological Cycle of animals.

As per the Chinese Zodiac, those born in the year of the Goat or Sheep are very charming to be with.

Individuals under the Chinese Horoscope Goat, are mild mannered, pessimistic, shy and sympathetic. Sheep have a tendency to hold back on their emotions.

They are the lovers of nature and art. They are also very cultured, creative, and well-mannered. While some Goats are shy and can get easily upset, others are adaptable and when the need be so, they can be sure-footed as well.

Goat and the Five Elements

  • Fire Goat: 13 February 1907 – 1 February 1908
  • Earth Goat: 1 February 1919 – 19 February 1920
  • Metal Goat: 17 February 1931 – 5 February 1932
  • Water Goat: 5 February 1943 – 24 January 1944
  • Wood Goat: 24 January 1955 – 11 February 1956
  • Fire Goat: 9 February 1967 – 29 January 1968
  • Earth Goat: 28 January 1979 – 15 February 1980
  • Metal Goat: 15 February 1991 – 3 February 1992
  • Water Goat: 1 February 2003 – 21 January 2004
  • Wood Goat: 19 February 2015 – 7 February 2016

Metal Goats

Metal Goats appear to be tough from outside, though fragile from inside. They are cultural and appreciate arts.

Wood Goats

The company of the Wood Goats is enjoyed by people and hence they are very comfortable in groups. They are helpful and generous; however, many take advantage of this generosity. They should spend some time for themselves.

Water Goats

Water Goats are carefree and fun-loving and carefree. They like to go with the flow. They are enjoyable to be with. When things go wrong for them, they usually pout and often lose their self confidence.

Earth Goats

The Earth Goats are rooted in the ground. They are independent, practical and conservative and low in confidence. For them, Family is very important and they seem to enjoy everything that life offers.

Fire Goats

Fire Goats are not very sensitive. They keep themselves ahead of all others and don’t look for other’s approval. They have a very close circle of friends and family.


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Chinese Horoscope Goat

Chinese Horoscope Goat – Personality

Going by the Chinese Zodiac, the Goat occupies the 8th position and signifies personality traits such as creativity, dependability, intelligence, and calmness. They are more comfortable when left alone. Those born under the Goats or Sheep love to be in groups but don’t prefer to be the center of attention. They have a nurturing personality that makes them very good care-givers. Absorbed in their own thoughts most of the time, they are reserved and quiet. They are very artistic. Home is the most comfortable place for them. Goats or Sheep love to spend their money on fashion and other finer things.

Chinese Horoscope Goat – Health

Since individuals under the Chinese Horoscope Sheep are very serene and calm, hence they are faced with less health problems. They are usually healthy when they are happy. However when they are not happy about something that is bothering them especially romance, they tend to fall sick.

Chinese Horoscope Goat – Career

Goats prefer to work in a team. They are not crazy after status or power. They don’t ever volunteer for anything and would take on the leadership functions only when they are asked. The various career options where Goats can make it good and big are as interior designer, florist, pediatrician, actor, daycare teacher, hair stylist, musician, editor, illustrator and art history teacher.

Chinese Horoscope Goat – Relationships

Goats are generally private. So it takes time and effort to know those born under the Goat. Goats would be the one who would take the decision of sharing personal things with whom and when. This is one reason why majority of the Goats have very less close friends. When it comes to love, the goats work hard.

  • Goat and Rat

Though tough sometimes, yet the Goat and the rat can think for going into a relationship together.

  • Goat and Tiger

In order to have a stable relationship together, both the Goat and the Tiger are required to make a lot of adjustments.

  • Goat and Ox

Though there is a physical attraction between the Goat and the Ox, yet they are not quite meant for any relationship.

  • Goat and Rabbit

With mutual respect for each other, good understanding and similar points of view, the Goat and the Rabbit make for a good pair.

  • Goat and Snake

Individuals born under the Goat along with the snake are amazing friends and even great lovers.

  • Goat and Dragon

Those under the Chinese Zodiac Goat share a sexual attraction with the Dragons but there is no intellectual or mental attraction between them.

  • Goat and Goat

Going by the Chinese Astrology, the Chinese Animal sign goats together share a beautiful understanding.

  • Goat and Horse

Love at first sight for the Goats and the Horse can definitely become more than just that.

  • Goat and Rooster

Those under the Goat and Rooster have many things to face and overcome. A lot of things need to be taken into consideration.

  • Goat and Monkey

As per the Chinese Astrological Cycle, the differences between the Goat and the Monkey can unite them.

  • Goat and Dog

The union of the Goat and a dog is a tiring one.

  • Goat and Pig

Those under the Sheep or Goat make up a great pair along with the Pig.

Chinese Horoscope Goat at a Glance

Position in the Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Name
South, Southwest
Next Reigning Year
Month That Goat Symbolizes
Ascendant Hour Of Birth
1pm To 2:59pm
Western Horoscope Counterpart
Goat Lucky Color
Goat Lucky Gemstone
Yin (Female)
Goat Lucky Number
One, Seven, Eight, Thirteen
Positive Characteristics of Goat
Creative, Obedient, Gentle, Generous, Elegant, Intuitive, Modest
Negative Characteristics of Goat
Reserve, Self-Pitying, Timid, Indecisive, Insecure, Hypersensitive, Disorganized
Ideal Career For Goat
Hairdressers, Teachers, Retail Owners, Florists, Interior Designers, Actors, Writers, Fashion Designers, Singers
Most Incompatible Signs For Goat
Ox, Rat
Most Compatible Signs For Goat
Sheep, Rabbit, Pig, Horse
Famous Goat People
Julia Roberts, Chow Yun Fat, Julio Iglesias, Pamela Anderson, Bill Gates, Bruce Willis, Billy Idol, Mick Jagger, Debra Winger, Mark Twain, Robert De Niro

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