Ms Margret Wambui was accused of fraudulently acquiring the chicks on credit from one Mr Muchiri in Nyeri county. She denied the charges and was released on a cash bail of ksh. 30,000 and a bond of ksh 50,000.
She requested that she be allowed access to witness statements to enable her prepare a strong defence.
Chief Magistrate Wilbroda Juma, who will be hearing the case, directed that the case be mentioned on February 10 and a subsequent hearing on February 20.