Enjoy your favorite hot beverage in these limited edition mugs. If your birthday falls in January or February your animal could be from the previous year. The year of the Ox begins on February 12, 2021, and ends on January 30, 2022. What's your element? Metal ends with 0 or 1. Water ends with 2 or 3. Wood ends with 4 or 5. Fire ends with 6 or 7. Earth ends with 8 or 9.