Care must be taken in starting your farm with Point of Lay birds. Get them from a very reliable source where adequate management procedures have been observed. It is advisable you involve an expert (Preferably a Vet. Doctor, An Animal Scientist or An Animal Health Technologist) before purchasing them.
Day Old Chicks are better because you are involved in all the management procedures. However, get your Day Old Chicks with the assistance of an expert.
See also: Difference between Day Old Chicks and Point of Lay birds and when best to buy them