The Goat is the 8th animal in the classic Chinese zodiac. In recent years the year of the goat has fallen on 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015,2027. In ancient China, the Goat symbolised calmness. Goats lucky numbers are 2 and 7, and their lucky flowers are the carnation and the primrose.
People born in the year of the goat are pessimistic, sympathetic, and shy and have mild manners. They are very charming to be with due to their dependability, creativity, calmness and intelligence. But they are actually more at ease when on their own at home.
They do still enjoy being in groups, but try to avoid being the centre of attention. They spend most of their time in their own head and it makes them appear quiet and reserved. People with the goat as their zodiac symbol enjoy splurging money on expensive, fashionable products that make them appear 1st class. Despite this, goats are not snobbish nor do they look down on people.
Goats prefer to be a part of a team when it comes to work and they don’t mind about status and power. Unless asked to, they will never step up as a leader, or volunteer for anything. Some suitable jobs for a goat include acting, teaching, interior designing, hairdresser and illustrator.
Goats usually have few health problems throughout their life, many say this is due to their serenity and calmness. If goats are mentally stable, then they will be physically stable. If possible, goats should avoid eating red meats and stick to healthy, fresh, organic produce. Being outside in the fresh air as well as being surrounded by nature and sunshine will do a lot for a goats health.. People born in the year of the goat need to have regular eating habits and sleep schedules to remain healthy.
Goat people are often quite private, so it may take some time to get to know them properly, but it is worth the wait once they open up. Goats generally have very few real intimate friends due to having problems sharing their feelings.
In terms of romance, People born in the year of the goat are most compatible with Rabbits, Horses and Pigs. And they are least compatible with Ox’s, Rats and Dogs.