Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Year Of The Ox 2021

here’s everything you need to know about the year of the ox 2021

If you didn’t already know, 2021 is a year of the Ox.

Starting from today (February 12th), up until January 31st, 2022, it will be a Metal Ox year.

Ox is the second in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac sign, and years of the Ox include 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, 2009, 2021, 2033, and so on…

here’s everything you need to know about the year of the ox 2021

Oxen used to be capable farming tools in an agricultural society, which attach to the symbol of diligence, persistence, and honesty. 

In Chinese culture, Ox is a faithful friend that made great contributions to the development of the society. 

Like the ox, people born in the Year of the Ox are industrious, cautious, hold their faith firmly, and always glad to offer help.

It is said that Ox ranks the second among the Chinese zodiacs because it helped the Rat but was later tricked by it. 

The myth goes that the Jade Emperor declared the order of zodiac signs would be based on the arrival orders of 12 animals. 

Ox could have arrived the first but it kindly gave a ride to Rat. 

However, when arriving, Rat just jumped ahead of Ox, and thus Ox lost the first place.

As for personality traits, the Ox is an honest, earnest animal - they never seek to be the centre of attention and do not look for praise.

The Ox believes that people should do what is asked of them and that they should stay in their own lanes.

They also think logically and are fit for leadership.

The Metal Ox (1961 and 2021), specifically, are busy and active, with good interpersonal relations, and although there are life obstacles in the way, the Metal Ox faces no financial problems.

So what’s in store for the Ox in 2021?

Well, according to, 2021 is going to be a rough year.

They will encounter unexpected challenges in their career and studies, which will leave the Ox stressed, emotional and unable to concentrate.

The Ox is advised to strengthen their morale to overcome any bad luck that may come their way.

The Ox should also work on their relationships with their friends and family to navigate hardship and cultivate appreciation and meaning.

To all our Chinese readers, Gong Xi Fa Cai!


by Kyle Roshen Jacob