Hi, I live in Ipswich Ma. we have 9 chickens and are almost done connecting their "vacation run," a really the cool naturey run connected by a tunnel, my birds should love it. Anyway, I am thinking of getting a few goats. I am very responsible with pets and would possibly convert the shed or build a new coop for them. It would be very clean and comfortable, we have bought a book on goats. (very newbie thing to do) I have read that goats need anywhere from 10 sq. ft. to 50 sq. ft, but am not sure what is right. I am wondering, from a current goat owner, If I have enough room to have 2-4 goats in my backyard. It has about 1000 sq. ft. that their "goat coop" and run could be build on. They could have more room to graze or be walked but that is about how much could be their main home. What are the maintenance and breeds I should get, and what are they different genders of goats will behave like (Doe, Buck, Weather.) I would preferably want a meat goat(s) and am wondering if males/females can both be eaten. (Such as roosters don't taste very good) I am very new at this and any information is helpful. Thanks!