1) What type of bird , age and weight. Buff Orp, about 6 months old 2) What is the behavior, exactly. Is dripping clear fluid from vent, and has whitish stalactites on feathers below. She has laid a couple of huge, double-yolk eggs, and the last time was last week. She was bobbing her tail after that, but the discharge is recent. She seems to be laying as usual for her. 3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? About 3 days 4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? No 5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. A red spot to the left of her vent, like a peck mark 6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. We're having a warm turn in the weather...jump of 40 degrees for the past few days. 7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. She seems to be eating and drinking fine. 20% layer crumbles with cracked corn as a treat. 8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. Normal poop. 9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? None, just watching. Will try a bath today. 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? To treat myself 11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help. 12) Describe the housing/bedding in use oat straw When I went outside to take a picture of her, I lifted her up and took one, then I lifted her tail and saw that her vent has a red blob sticking out of it. I didn't touch it. I don't know if I should give her a bath now.