Those born between February 17, 1969 and February 5, 1970 are members of the Earth Rooster Chinese Zodiac sign. If you were born before February 17th, please consult the 1968 Chinese Zodiac, which is The Year of the Earth Monkey.
Under the influence of the Earth Element, the Earth Rooster is the most grounded and focused of the Rooster types. With a practical nature, the Earth Rooster can develop realistic expectations and goals in life. While the Rooster wants success, they are not overly focused on material wealth. Instead, the Earth Rooster values the best out of themselves and others. In this sense, the Earth Rooster can be extremely hardworking and prudent. In terms of communication, the Earth Rooster is straightforward and analytical. At times, the idealistic Earth Rooster may attempt to persuade others, rather than being open minded to opposing opinions.
With good fiscal sense and practicality, the Earth Rooster can find success in a variety of careers. The business sense of the Earth Rooster is a great fit for banking, finance and marketing. Similarly, the Earth Rooster's appreciation of beauty could lead to a career in fashion or design. Those born under the Earth Rooster sign have been known to find great lyrical success. This can be seen in the long-lasting careers of Ice Cube and Jennifer Lopez, who were both born in 1969.
Although the strengths of the Earth Rooster are numerous, the sign does have its own challenges. The Earth Rooster always runs the risk of becoming overly stubborn and close-minded in their thinking. In this light, it is no surprise that the Earth Rooster is not the most active practitioner of flexibility. The shortcomings of the Earth Rooster can be combatted by adopting a more adaptable mindset.
The organs of the Earth Rooster is the pancreas, spleen and stomach. To protect these vital organs, the Earth Rooster is encouraged to moderate their intake of unhealthy, rich foods. It is especially important for the Earth Rooster to not overindulge on the finer things.