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Year of the Goat - Happy Chinese New Year ! #ChineseNewYear

This year is the Year of the Goat in the Chinese zodiac.  The goat is 8th in the order of the zodiac.

The 12 zodiac animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig.

According to Chinese astrology each year is associated with an animal, occuring in a 12 year cycle. 

Those born under the sign of the goat are believed to have these lucky charms associated with their birth year as well:

  • Lucky Colors: brown, red, purple
  • Lucky Numbers: 2, 7
  • Lucky Flowers: carnation, primrose
  • Year of Birth: 1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
  • Lucky Months: Aug, Nov.
  • Lucky direction: North

These things are believed to be unlucky for Goat people.
  • Unlucky colors: green, blue, and black. Goat people should avoid wearing these colors.
  • Unlucky numbers: 6 and 8
  • Unlucky direction: southwest
  • Worst lunar months: third, sixth, and tenth. Avoid these months if you have some important business to do or want to plan an event.

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