What should I do? Antibiotic cream - anything else? Here's the standard info: 1) What type of bird , age and weight. I have a year-old black sex link. 7 lbs or so. 2) What is the behavior, exactly. - red (not bleeding) butt, perhaps swollen, no strange behavior, doesn't appear to be in pain, eggs are fine but this can't be good, right? 3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptoms? - noticeable in last couple of days 4) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. - no 5) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. nothing I know of 6) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. she eats, drinks just fine 7) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. -- it all looks fine 8) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? none yet 9 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? Tomorrow, I will put an antibiotic cream on her butt - should I be doing anything else? 10) I'll get picture tomorrow and post. 11) Describe the housing/bedding in use - wood shavings.