The rooster symbolizes personal strength, self-promotion, and recognition. Roosters are very assertive and proud to show off their lovely plumage. Roosters arrive to announce the dawn of a new day - and with that the potential for new possibilities. The day is what you make of it and the roosters early call says to "get moving". Rooster symbolizes pride (but not arrogance), and making the most of opportunities.
When rooster appears to you it means it's time to build confidence in yourself and promote yourself in career/business areas. Rooster people are early to jump on opportunities and don't allow for procrastination. Rooster people are practical, diligent, hard workers. When rooster appears to you it suggests the need to adopt these traits yourself at the present time in order to make progress.
Roosters in dreams are said to be signs of good luck. Fighting roosters however symbolize family difficulties.