1) What type of bird , age and weight. 1 month old Wyandotte chick 2) What is the behavior, exactly. Just an abscess, nothing else 3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? just today 4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? No, but it's quarantined with a duckling. 5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. No, it doesn't even appear to hurt 6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. Not a clue 7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. Perfectly normal if not a little extra water but it could be the duck 8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. Big fat thick poos, normal. 9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? None. Should I pop it? 10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet? Prefer home care 11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. 12) Describe the housing/bedding in use Large box with heat lamp and duck and hay. Thank you!