The Ox happens to be one among the twelve year Chinese cycle of animals that is there in the Chinese zodiac. In the cycle of the Chinese Astrology, the Chinese animal sign Ox stands second.

Those coming under the Chinese Horoscope Ox are confident and born leaders. Demanding and chauvinistic at times, the Chinese Horoscope Ox people are methodical and conservative in their approach. They love doing things themselves and also take pleasure in their private lives. They manage to establish firm bonds with their family and home. Though not romantic of all the animals, yet Oxen are affectionate lovers and faithful partners.

Ox and the Five Elements

  • Metal Ox: 19 February 1901 – 7 February 1902
  • Water Ox: 6 February 1913 – 25 January 1914
  • Wood Ox: 25 January 1925 – 12 February 1926
  • Fire Ox: 11 February 1937 – 30 January 1938
  • Earth Ox: 29 January 1949 – 16 February 1950
  • Metal Ox: 15 February 1961 – 4 February 1962
  • Water Ox: 3 February 1973 – 22 January 1974
  • Wood Ox: 20 February 1985 – 8 February 1986
  • Fire Ox: 7 February 1997 – 28 January 1998
  • Earth Ox: 26 January 2009 – 14 February 2010
  • Metal Ox: 12 February 2021 – 31 January 2022
  • Water Ox: 31 January 2033 – 18 February 2034

Metal Ox

They are immensely strong and hard-working who are ready to do anything for achieving their goals. Also, they are dependable and trustworthy. They don’t show their emotions and also face difficulty in interpreting the emotions of other individuals.

Wood Ox

Wood Oxen are self confident with a strong moral sense and the ability to work both in teams and as team leaders. However, they may at times be outspoken and quick-tempered.

Water Ox

Water Oxen are flexible, patient, sincere, quick-thinking and have the ability to understand well the thoughts and feelings of other people. People love their company.

Earth Ox

Earth Oxen diligent and not impulsive. They are reliable, modest, sincere and likeable. They generally happen to be successful individuals.

Fire Ox

They are born leaders. They have a tendency to react impulsively rather then taking into consideration other’s opinion.

Chinese Horoscope Ox

Chinese Horoscope Ox

Chinese Horoscope Ox – Personality

Oxen occupy the second position in the Chinese Zodiac and are strong, determined and dependable. Tolerant individuals, the Ox believe that only scrupulous behavior and hard work can lead to success. Taking shortcuts is not something that they believe. Those born under the Ox can be trusted. They listen to the opinion of others. When it comes to taking decisions, Oxen believes only themselves and on their research. Rather than casual acquaintances, life-long, strong alliances are what the Ox prefer.

Chinese Horoscope Ox – Health

Those born under the Chinese Animal Sign, Oxen are generally healthy, strong and live long, content lives. Nevertheless, they don’t give themselves sufficient time to relax or take rest; rather they work very much.

Chinese Horoscope Ox – Career

Those under the Ox, work too much. They follow a methodological approach in their jobs and excel in specialized fields. With a great eye for detail, Oxen follow a commendable work ethic. Rather than in teams, oxen are more productive when they work alone. The diverse career options where the oxen can fly high are interior designer, carpenter, quarry worker, painter, archeologist, mechanic, horticulturist, banker, broker, engineer, draftsman real estate agent and army officer.

Chinese Horoscope Ox – Relationships

Oxen are not quite sociable and hardly take part in any kind of group activities. They dislike small talk and flirting. Very uncomfortable with change, the oxen look for that perfect partner, who is there to stay. However, relationships in case of Ox, don’t really work because they tend to put the blame on others. Only when they realize that relationship or partnership is always about to individuals possessing two points of views, then only can there be successful matches.

  • Ox and Rat

Though good in affairs, yet when it comes to marriage, it is not a good idea for an Ox and a Rat.

  • Ox and Tiger

Though drawn to each other completely, yet an Ox and a Tiger are destined for dead end.

  • Ox and Ox

Though Ox and an Ox can enjoy a solid partnership, but it might be boring.

  • Ox and Dragon

Give-and-take is definitely not what an Ox and Dragon are into. Each one of them is more obstinate than the other.

  • Ox and Rabbit

Ox and a Rabbit together are destined for a solid and content marriage.

  • Ox and Horse

Those born under the Ox, when pair up with Horse, are more successful in business and not in bed.

  • Ox and Snake

Ox and snake together are destined to get happiness!

  • Ox and Sheep

Although an Ox and a sheep might be attracted to each other physically, yet when it comes to relationships and commitment, this pair doesn’t work well.

  • Ox and Rooster

Ox and Rooster make a good pair since they both are passionate, spontaneous and sexually stimulating.

  • Ox and Dog

With nothing much in common the Chinese Zodiac Ox and Dog are not comfortable together, when it comes to relationships.

  • Ox and Monkey

If Ox and a Monkey try hard to make it really work, fun and happiness is what they would receive.

  • Ox and Pig

Possessing similar opinions and passions, the relationship between those following under the Ox and Pig can result in successful marriage.

Chinese Horoscope Ox at a Glance

Position in the Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Name
North, Northeast
Next Reigning Year
Month That Ox Symbolizes
Ascendant Hour Of Birth
1am To 2:59am
Western Horoscope Counterpart
Ox Lucky Colour
Yellow, Blue
Ox Lucky Gemstone
Yin (Female)
Ox Lucky Number
One, Two
Positive Characteristics Of Ox
Hard Working, Responsible, Dependable, Caring, Intelligent, Honest, Practical, Patient, Industrious, Analytical
Negative Characteristics Of Ox
Inflexible, Possessive, Judgmental, Dogmatic, Intolerant, Stubborn, Eccentric
Ideal Career For Ox
Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, Managers, Draftsmen, Bankers, Doctors, Real Estate Agents,
Most Incompatible Signs For Ox
Sheep, Horse
Most Compatible Signs For Ox
Ox, Rat, Snake, Rooster
Famous Ox People
Bill Cosby, Kate Moss, Meg Ryan, Anthony Hopkins, Meryl Streep, Saddam Hussein, Princess Diana of Wales

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Rat</a Ox Tiger
Rabbit</a Dragon Snake
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Rooster</a Dog Pig

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