Year 2017 is the Chinese year of the Red Fire Rooster. It starts from January 28th, 2017 and ends on February 15th, 2018. The energy associated with this year of the Rooster is Yin. As RED is the element for year 2017, red colour is to be avoided and instead colours that complement red like brown and yellow can be used.
According to Chinese astrology, Roosters are known for their high level of integrity and efficiency in their works. The Rooster is the tenth animal in the Chinese Zodiac cycle. Apart from year 2017 the other Rooster years are 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2029.