From the Chinese New Year Zodiac
- The Rooster is the 10th sign of the Zodiac
- associated with the Earthly Branch (地支—dì zhī) yǒu (酉), and the hours 5–7 in the afternoon. In terms of yin and yang (阴阳—yīn yáng), the Rooster is yin.
- roosters are able to protect against evil spirits. In ancient times, sworn brothers must swear to the heavens, then drip rooster blood into wine and drink it all.
- Roosters are complex people who seem strong but, deep down need validation from loved ones.