I just joined this group after searching the web for answers about Merle, my young rooster. We recently got he and Pearl, a young hen, and they live in a coop in the yard. She is fine but lately he seems lethargic. Closes his eyes alot like he is sleepy. Not active like he used to be. Can't find a vet here in Lakeland, Fl who will treat poultry. I'm not used to handling roosters but willing to do whatever it takes to help him. Saw a post about lice and mites. Any suggestions where to start? Thanks. My friends and family think my husband and I are crazy.